FIFA World Cup Colombia Team 2014

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FIFA World Cup Colombia Team Schedule 2014

14 Jun 2014 - 13:00 Local time
Estadio Mineirao
Belo Horizonte
Group C Colombia 3-0 Greece
19 Jun 2014 - 13:00 Local time
Estadio Nacional
Brasilia
Group C Colombia 2-1 Côte d'Ivoire
24 Jun 2014 - 16:00 Local time
Arena Pantanal
Cuiaba
Group C Japan 1-4 Colombia

FIFA World Cup Colombia Team 2014 Points Table

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Colombia 3 3 0 0 9 2 +7 9

FIFA World Cup Colombia Squad 2014

Pos. Player Date of Birth (age) Caps Goals Club
GK Faryd Mondragón June 21, 1971 54 0 Deportivo Cali
GK David Ospina August 31, 1988 42 0 Nice
GK Camilo Vargas September 1, 1989 0 0 Santa Fe
DF Mario Yepes January 13, 1976 95 6 Atalanta
DF Luis Amaranto Perea January 30, 1979 75 0 Cruz Azul
DF Juan Camilo Zúñiga December 14, 1985 51 1 Napoli
DF Pablo Armero November 2, 1986 50 1 West Ham United
DF Aquivaldo Mosquera June 22, 1981 30 1 América
DF Cristián Zapata September 30, 1986 20 0 Milan
DF Carlos Valdés May 22, 1985 12 2 San Lorenzo
DF Santiago Arias January 13, 1992 4 0 PSV
DF Éder Álvarez Balanta February 28, 1993 1 0 River Plate
MF Fredy Guarín June 30, 1986 48 3 Internazionale
MF Abel Aguilar January 6, 1985 47 6 Toulouse
MF Carlos Sánchez February 6, 1986 43 0 Elche
MF Macnelly Torres November 1, 1984 39 3 Al-Shabab
MF Aldo Leão Ramírez April 18, 1981 29 1 Morelia
MF Juan Guillermo Cuadrado May 26, 1988 26 3 Fiorentina
MF Elkin Soto August 4, 1980 25 6 Mainz 05
MF James Rodríguez July 12, 1991 21 4 Monaco
MF Edwin Valencia March 29, 1985 12 0 Fluminense
MF Alexander Mejía September 7, 1988 8 0 Atlético Nacional
MF Juan Fernando Quintero January 18, 1993 3 0 Porto
FW Radamel Falcao February 10, 1986 51 20 Monaco
FW Teófilo Gutiérrez May 28, 1985 28 11 River Plate
FW Jackson Martínez October 3, 1986 26 8 Porto
FW Adrián Ramos January 22, 1986 23 2 Hertha Berlin
FW Carlos Bacca September 8, 1986 9 2 Sevilla
FW Víctor Ibarbo May 19, 1990 7 1 Cagliari
FW Luis Muriel April 18, 1991 5 1 Udinese

FIFA World Cup Colombia Team Facts

Nickname(s)
  • Los Cafeteros(The Coffee Growers)
  • Tricolor (Tricolour)
Association Federación Colombiana de Fútbol (FCF)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head Coach José Pékerman
Captain Mario Yepes
Most Caps Carlos Valderrama (111)
Top Scorer Arnoldo Iguarán (25)
Home Stadium Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez
FIFA Code COL
FIFA Ranking 5
Highest FIFA Ranking 3 (July 2013, August 2013)
Lowest FIFA Ranking 54 (June 2011)
Elo Ranking 6
Highest Elo Ranking 5 (January – February 1994)
Lowest Elo Ranking 93 (August 1965)

Individual Records

Most Capped Players

# Player National career Matches Goals
1. Carlos Valderrama 1985–1998 111 11
2. Leonel Álvarez 1985–1997 101 1
3. Mario Yepes 1999– 95 6
4. Freddy Rincón 1990–2001 84 17
5. Luis Carlos Perea 1987–1994 78 2
6. Luis Amaranto Perea 2003– 75 0
7. Iván Córdoba 1997–2011 73 5
= Óscar Córdoba 1993–2006 73 0
9. Arnoldo Iguarán 1979–1993 68 25
= René Higuita 1987–1999 68 3

Most Goals Scored

# Player National career Goals Matches Average
1. Arnoldo Iguarán 1979–1993 25 68 0.368
2. Faustino Asprilla 1993–2001 20 57 0.351
= Radamel Falcao 2007– 20 51 0.400
4. Freddy Rincón 1990–2001 17 84 0.202
5. Víctor Aristizábal 1993–2003 15 66 0.227
6. Adolfo Valencia 1992–1998 14 37 0.378
7. Iván Valenciano 1991–2000 13 29 0.448
= Willington José Ortiz 1973–1985 13 49 0.265
= Antony de Ávila 1983–1998 13 53 0.245
10. Carlos Valderrama 1985–1998 11 111 0.099
= Teófilo Gutiérrez 2009– 11 28 0.407

Coaching Staff

Manager José Pékerman
Assistant Manager Néstor Lorenzo
Patricio Camps
Pablo Garabello
Physical Trainer Eduardo Urtasún
Goalkeeping Coach Eduardo Niño
Medic Carlos Ulloa
Kitman William Torres
Physiotherapist José Rendón

Competitive Record

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup record FIFA World Cup qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1930 Did Not Enter
1934
1938 Withdrew
1950 Did Not Enter
1954 Banned
1958 Did Not Qualify 4 0 1 3 3 8
1962 Group Stage 14th 3 0 1 2 5 11 2 1 1 0 2 1
1966 Did Not Qualify 4 1 0 3 4 10
1970 6 1 1 4 7 12
1974 4 1 3 0 3 2
1978 4 0 2 2 1 8
1982 4 0 2 2 4 7
1986 8 3 2 3 7 11
1990 Round of 16 14th 4 1 1 2 4 4 6 3 2 1 6 3
1994 Group Stage 19th 3 1 0 2 4 5 6 4 2 0 13 2
1998 Group Stage 21st 3 1 0 2 1 3 16 8 4 4 23 15
2002 Did Not Qualify 18 7 6 5 20 15
2006 18 6 6 6 24 16
2010 18 6 5 7 22 26
2014 Qualified 16 9 3 4 27 13
2018 To Be Determined
2022
Total 5/20 13 3 2 8 14 23 134 50 40 44 166 149