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Saturday, 9 June 2018

Colombia National Football Team History

The Colombia national football group (Spanish: Selección de fútbol de Colombia) speaks to Colombia in worldwide football rivalries and is managed by the Colombian Football Federation. It is an individual from the CONMEBOL and is presently positioned sixteenth in the FIFA World Rankings. The group are nicknamed Los Cafeteros because of the espresso generation in their nation.

Since the mid-1980s, the national group has been an image battling the nation's negative notoriety. This has made the game mainstream and made the national group an indication of patriotism, pride and energy for some Colombians around the world. Colombia is known for having an energetic fan base.

Colombia had its most grounded period amid the 1990s. A 1993 match brought about a 0– 5 prevail upon Argentina which started a unique "common regard" contention between both nations. The goalkeeper René Higuita accomplished popularity from his capricious scorpion kick freedom against England at Wembley Stadium in 1995. Stars from Colombia's group included Carlos Valderrama and Faustino Asprilla. Amid this period Colombia fit the bill for the 1990, 1994, and 1998 World Cups, just achieving the second round in 1990. Following the demise of Andrés Escobar after the 1994 World Cup, Colombia's group blurred in the last 50% of the 1990s. They were the champions of the 2001 Copa América, which they facilitated and set another Copa América record of yielding no objectives and winning each match. Preceding that achievement, they were sprinters up to Peru in the 1975 Copa América. Altogether, Colombia has picked up a best four outcome in seven Copa Américas. Colombia was the primary group to win FIFA best mover in 1993 where the accomplishment was first presented and the second group after Croatia to win it twice in 2012.

Colombia missed three World Cups in the vicinity of 2002 and 2010. Amid the 2014 World Cup qualifiers, Colombia demonstrated change over the 2011 Copa América, conveying its rank up to the best ten out of the blue since 2002 and into the main five reliably out of the blue since 2004. Following a 16-year-long pause, in 2014 Colombia at last came back to the World Cup, where they could progress to the quarter-finals, the furthest Colombia has ever constructed it in a World Cup. Colombia's midfielder James Rodríguez won two honors, the Golden Boot for most objectives (6) and Best Goal of the Tournament.

The 1962 World Cup coordinate against the Soviet Union completed in a 4– 4 tie after Colombia had been down 4– 1, making it one of the greatest rebounds in World Cup history. In that diversion, Colombia additionally scored an immediate corner kick objective, likewise making it the main direct corner kick objective in World Cup history. 


Colombia played its first authority matches at the 1938 Central American and Caribbean Games. The Colombia national football group was created generally by every one of the players of the Club Juventud Bogotana (now Millonarios). Alfonso Novoa was the administrator of Colombia until 23 February.

The primary amusement was played on 10 February 1938 against Mexico. Colombia was vanquished 1– 3; Luis Argüelles, Luis de la Fuente and Horacio Casarín scored for Mexico, while Marcos Mejía scored for Colombia. Colombia could acquire the bronze award, with two wins and three misfortunes. That year, Colombia played at the I Bolivarian Games in Bogotá, where they completed fourth with one win and three misfortunes. Fernando Paternoster was the supervisor of Colombia, the side's first remote chief.

Colombia did not play again until 1945, when they took an interest out of the blue at the South American Championship, completing in fifth place. This time, Colombia was made by players out of Junior de Barranquilla put something aside for Antonio de la Hoz (who played for Sporting de Barranquilla) and Pedro Ricardo López (who played for Boca Juniors de Cali).Roberto Meléndez was player and mentor of Colombia all through the competition.

The principal match of Colombia in the expert time was played on 6 April in the 1949 South American Championship, a 3– 0 crush against Paraguay. Austrian mentor Friedrich Donnenfeld was the director of Colombia amid the competition; he had moved with his family to Colombia because of World War II, and Atlético Junior would be his first group as a coach.As Junior was spoken to Colombia in the competition, he progressed toward becoming in the primary European chief of the Colombia national group. The group, be that as it may, rehashed their losing streak since, as in the past competition, finished eighth with two draws and five misfortunes, scoring four objectives.

After a withdrawal in 1938 and getting prohibited in 1954 (because of the disputable El Dorado period), Colombia partook without precedent for meeting all requirements for the 1958 FIFA World Cup in Sweden. Their first match was on 16 June 1957 against Uruguay in Bogotá, a 1– 1 draw. Colombia lost their next matches, abandoning them at the base of the gathering.

Key player: James Rodriguez (Bayern Munich) - A leap forward ability at the 2014 World Cup, exemplified by a staggering volley against Uruguay, Rodriguez immediately secured a move from Monaco to Real Madrid. In the wake of attempting to have an effect in Spain, Rodriguez is at Bayern Munich on advance endeavoring to resuscitate his shape in front of the World Cup.

Jose Pekerman - Gets a great part of the credit for getting Colombia once more into the World Cup. Additionally drove his local Argentina to the quarter-finals in the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

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