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Flag of Colombia Colombia
Columbia
Nickname(s) Los Cafeteros (The Coffee Growers)
Association Federación Colombiana de Fútbol (FCF)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Flag of Argentina José Pékerman
Captain Radamel Falcao
Most caps Carlos Valderrama (111)
Top scorer Arnoldo Iguarán (25)
Ground Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez
FIFA code COL
FIFA ranking 4 Increase 1
Highest FIFA ranking 3 (July 2013, August 2013)
Lowest FIFA ranking 54 (June 2011)
Elo ranking 8
Highest Elo ranking 5 (January - February 1994)
Lowest Elo ranking 93 (August 1965)
First international Flag of Mexico.png Mexico 1–3 Colombia Flag of Colombia
Biggest win Flag of Argentina.png Argentina 0–5 Colombia Flag of Colombia
Biggest defeat Brazil.png Brazil 9–0 Colombia Flag of Colombia
World Cup appearances 5 (First in 1962)
Best result Quarter-finals, 2014
Copa América appearances 18 (First in 1945)
Best result Winners, 2001
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The Colombia national football team is the national association football team of Colombia and is controlled by the Colombian Football Federation (FCF).

History

Main article: History of the Colombia national football team

FIFA World Cup history

Main article: Colombia FIFA World Cup history

FIFA World Cup

Copa América

Main article: Colombia Copa América history

Friendly matches 2013-14

Main article: Colombia friendly match history

Players

Current squad

The following 23 players were named for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Caps and goals updated as May 31, 2014.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK David Ospina August 31, 1988 (1988-08-31) (age 28) 42 0 Flag of France Nice
12 1GK Camilo Vargas September 1, 1989 (1989-09-01) (age 27) 0 0 Flag of Colombia Santa Fe
22 1GK Faryd Mondragón June 21, 1971 (1971-06-21) (age 46) 55 0 Flag of Colombia Deportivo Cali
2 2DF Cristián Zapata September 30, 1986 (1986-09-30) (age 30) 21 0 Flag of Italy Milan
3 2DF Mario Yepes January 13, 1976 (1976-01-13) (age 41) 96 6 Flag of Italy Atalanta
7 2DF Pablo Armero November 2, 1986 (1986-11-02) (age 30) 51 1 England West Ham United
16 2DF Santiago Arias January 13, 1992 (1992-01-13) (age 25) 5 0 Netherlands PSV
18 2DF Juan Camilo Zúñiga December 14, 1985 (1985-12-14) (age 31) 52 1 Flag of Italy Napoli
23 2DF Carlos Valdés May 22, 1985 (1985-05-22) (age 32) 13 2 Flag of Argentina San Lorenzo
30 2DF Éder Álvarez Balanta February 28, 1993 (1993-02-28) (age 24) 2 0 Flag of Argentina River Plate
4 3MF Juan Guillermo Cuadrado May 26, 1988 (1988-05-26) (age 29) 26 3 Flag of Italy Fiorentina
5 3MF Aldo Leão Ramírez April 18, 1981 (1981-04-18) (age 36) 29 1 Flag of Mexico Morelia
6 3MF Carlos Sánchez February 6, 1986 (1986-02-06) (age 31) 44 0 Flag of Spain Elche
8 3MF Abel Aguilar January 6, 1985 (1985-01-06) (age 32) 48 6 Flag of France Toulouse
10 3MF James Rodríguez July 12, 1991 (1991-07-12) (age 26) 21 4 Flag of Monaco Monaco
13 3MF Fredy Guarín June 30, 1986 (1986-06-30) (age 31) 48 3 Flag of Italy Internazionale
15 3MF Juan Fernando Quintero January 18, 1993 (1993-01-18) (age 24) 4 0 Flag of Portugal Porto
24 3MF Víctor Ibarbo May 19, 1990 (1990-05-19) (age 27) 8 1 Flag of Italy Cagliari
25 3MF Alexander Mejía September 7, 1988 (1988-09-07) (age 28) 9 0 Flag of Colombia Atlético Nacional
17 4FW Carlos Bacca September 8, 1986 (1986-09-08) (age 30) 10 3 Flag of Spain Sevilla
19 4FW Teófilo Gutiérrez May 28, 1985 (1985-05-28) (age 32) 29 12 Flag of Argentina River Plate
20 4FW Adrián Ramos January 22, 1986 (1986-01-22) (age 31) 24 2 Germany Borussia Dortmund
21 4FW Jackson Martínez October 3, 1986 (1986-10-03) (age 30) 27 8 Flag of Portugal Porto

Recent call-ups

The following players have been recently called up in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
DF Luis Amaranto Perea INJ January 30, 1979 (1979-01-30) (age 38) 75 0 Flag of Mexico Cruz Azul 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad
DF Aquivaldo Mosquera June 22, 1981 (1981-06-22) (age 36) 30 1 Flag of Mexico América 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad
DF Stefan Medina INJ June 14, 1992 (1992-06-14) (age 25) 2 0 Flag of Mexico Monterrey v. Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia; March 5, 2014 (Friendly)
MF Macnelly Torres September 1, 1984 (1984-09-01) (age 32) 37 3 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad
MF Elkin Soto August 4, 1980 (1980-08-04) (age 37) 25 6 Germany Mainz 05 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad
MF Edwin Valencia INJ March 29, 1985 (1985-03-29) (age 32) 12 0 Brazil Fluminense 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad
MF Carlos Darwin Quintero September 19, 1987 (1987-09-19) (age 29) 13 3 Flag of Mexico Santos Laguna v. Flag of Paraguay.png Paraguay; October 15, 2013 (WCQ)
FW Radamel Falcao INJ February 10, 1986 (1986-02-10) (age 31) 51 20 Flag of Monaco Monaco 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad
FW Luis Muriel April 18, 1991 (1991-04-18) (age 26) 5 1 Flag of Italy Udinese 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad

Current coaching staff

Alumni

Former players

Main article: List of Colombia international players

Managers

Main article: List of Colombia international managers

Honours

External links

Columbia
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Columbia
Colombia – 1994 FIFA World Cup

1. Córdoba 2. Escobar 3. Mendoza 4. Herrera 5. Gaviria 6. Gómez 7. de Ávila 8. Lozano 9. Valenciano 10. Valderrama (c) 11. Valencia 12. Mondragón 13. Ortiz 14. Álvarez 15. Perea 16. Aristizábal 17. Serna 18. Cortés 19. Rincón 20. Pérez 21. Asprilla 22. Pazo

Columbia
Colombia – 2014 FIFA World Cup

1. Ospina 2. Zapata 3. Yepes (c) 4. Arias 5. Carbonero 6. Sánchez 7. Armero 8. Aguilar 9. Gutiérrez 10. James 11. Cuadrado 12. Vargas 13. Guarín 14. Ibarbo 15. Mejía 16. Balanta 17. Bacca 18. Zúñiga 19. Ramos 20. Quintero 21. Martínez 22. Mondragón 23. Valdés

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