Colombia 2014 World Cup Squad (Team Profile)

by Sameer Arshad | Posted on Thursday, April 24th, 2014 | 0

National Team Coach: Jose Pekerman

Pekerman has all the experience in the world and he is the driving force behind Colombia rise to the top, he guided Argentina to the quarter final spot in the FIFA World Cup 2006 in germany. Pekerman likes to build his team on strong defence and that was they case why he was sacked by from Argentina spot, having said that Colombia conceded fewer goal than any other south american team in the qualifiers.

Colombia’s Best Starting Lineup:

Colombia starting lineup in world cupWith Rademal Falcao and Jackson Martinez leading the line Colombia has fire-power to test any defence in the world cup teams, their strongest point however is the rock solid defence and they setup perfectly for counter attacks with pace on the wings and in midfield.

Key Players: Rademal Falcao

One of the most feared striker in Europe, playing at the peak of his career. Falcao had a injury ridden season but will definately be fit enough to start the first game of the world cup. He got pace, can play off the last defender and most importantly score goals for fun.

Young player to keep a note of: James Rodriguez

Monaco Rodriguez for $50 million at the same time with Falcao, Rodriguez can play on the left side of midfiel or as the attacking midfielder. At the age of 22 probably its too much to expect from him but the boy has all the talent to succeed at the highest level.

Colombia World Cup Fixturs:

  1. Greece (14 June)
  2. Ivory Coast (19 June)
  3. Japan (24 June)

Colombia 2014 World Cup Squad:

Colombia squad is pretty easy to prdict, but the official announcement will be made on 13 May 2014. So once the final 23-man colombian squad has been announced we will update this page. Untill than here is the list of 23 possible players.

1 David Ospina OGC Nice 25 GK
2 Camilo Vargas Independients Santa Fe 25 GK
3 Faryd Mondragón Deportivo Cali 42 GK
4 Mario Yepes Atlanta 38 Defender
6 Cristian Zapata AC Milan 27 Defender
6 Pablo Armero West Ham 27 Defender
7 Luis Perea Cruz Azul 35 Defender
8 Santiago Arias PSV 22 Defender
9 Éder Balanta River Plate 21 Defender
10 Stefan Medina Atletico Nacional 21
11 Abel Aguilar Tolouse 29 Midfielder
12 Juan Camilo Zúñiga Midfielder
13 Juan Cuadrado Fiorentina 25 Midfielder
14 Juan Quintero FC Porto 21 Midfielder
15 Aldo Leao Ramírez Monarcus 33 Midfielder
16 Carlos Sánchez Elche CF 28 Midfielder
17 Fredy Guarín   Inter Milan 27 Midfielder
18 James Rodríguez Monaco 22 Midfielder
19 Víctor Ibarbo Cagliari 23 Forward
20 Luis Muriel Udinese 23 Forward
21 Carlos Bacca Sevilla 27 Forward
22 Jackson Martínez FC Porto 27 Forward
23 Radamel Falcao FC Monaco 28 Forward


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