James Rodriguez is quickly becoming one of the most sought after players in Europe. The 21-year-old star from Cucuta, Columbia is currently in his third year with Porto and could be one of the most costly players during the January transfer window.
New Colombia coach Leonel Alvarez has confirmed his 23-man squad who will face Bolivia in La Paz in the second round of 2014 World Cup qualification on October 11th.
Colombia’s quest to win the 2011 U-20 World Cup on home soil continues tonight when they face Mexico in Bogota at the quarter final stage of the competition.
Eduardo Lara’s charges laboured to their last sixteen 3-2 victory over Costa Rica, while Mexico triumphed on penalties against Cameroon.
Hosts Colombia scraped into the quarter finals of the 2011 U-20 World Cup after a stoppage time penalty from James Rodriguez took them to a 3-2 victory over Costa Rica on Tuesday night.
Colombia were the first side to qualify for the last eight of the 2011 Copa America, coming through their group undefeated and without conceding a goal. Victories over Costa Rica and Bolivia and a draw with Argentina in a game in which they certainly had enough chances to win saw them tipped as potential winners of the tournament, but such optimism was soon punctured by a 2-0 defeat to Peru in the quarter finals.
versus Costa Rica
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