Goalkeeping Situation – The Main Problem Of Colombia

Colombia will play two crucial matches in two weeks, vs. Venezuela and Brazil, matches which can give them the ticket to the 2018 World Cup next year in Russia. While it seems that coach Pekerman have his main team base with several options for every position, one position still doesn’t have a suitable replacement –…

Meet Jose Izquierdo, Brighton’s Most Expensive Signing Ever

On August 10th, Brighton & Hove Albion FC announced their new signing for the upcoming season – Colombian winger, Jose Heriberto Izquierdo Mena. Transfer fee of €17.8M which makes him the most expensive signing ever of the modest club. Brighton is one of the promoted clubs to the Premier League this season and their main…

Neymar signed with PSG – A good or bad decision for him?

Yesterday was another historic day in the world of football. In the last seasons we are getting use to see the highest amount transfer record is being broken over and over. While in the past it was truly a historic date, it seems like almost every summer we have at least one bomb transfer. Gareth…

16 Years Since Colombia Won Its First And Only Int’l Title So Far

Yesterday was July 29th 2017, it’s the anniversary for Colombia’s first and only International title so far – The date we won the Copa America 2001. It was one of the most controversy Copa America tournaments, but at the end the best team also won it. The only senior tournament that Colombia should’ve host was…

Did Sevilla find Bacca’s Successor?

On July 8th 2017, Spanish club Sevilla announced their major signing for the upcoming season: 26-year-old Colombian forward, Luis Fernando Muriel is supposed to be the new fans favorite at Pijuan stadium but the most interesting fact is that Muriel became the most expensive player in the history of Sevilla, who paid Sampdoria €20M. Sevilla…

When The Lost Son Reunite With His Father – James In Bayern

We are almost in the middle of July and already landed on us the transfer of the Summer so far – James Rodriguez, Real Madrid and Colombia’s national team star, will join German giant, Bayern Munich, in a two-year loan deal worth €10M and with an option to buy him for €35M when the contract…

Liga Aguila 2017-II: Transfers & Preview (Part II)

This is the second part of my preview for the start of the second semester in Colombia tonight. After I mentioned the favorite teams in the first part, this part includes the smaller teams, the ones which will try to battle for a spot in the playoff or not to relegate. Usually each tournament we…

Liga Aguila 2017-II: Transfers & Preview (Part I)

The first semester of the Liga Aguila 2017 finished only three weeks ago and in Colombia the teams are ready for the second semester which will officially start on July 7th when Boyaca Patriotas will host Atletico Huila. The champion, Atletico Nacional, will visit Santa Fe at El Campin stadium on July 9th, while another…

George Saunders, The Only English Footballer In South America

The English Premier League is one of the best football leagues in the world, so it’s only natural and common to see the best footballers across the planet try to get a contract in one of the teams, surely if you born in England. For George Saunders things turn around in a different direction.  …

Well Deserved Title For Atletico Nacional

Atletico Nacional is the new Colombian champion. ‘Los Verdolagas’ has won Deportivo Cali 5-1 in the second leg match at Estadio Atanasio Girardot in Medellin on Sunday night and erased Cali’s 0-2 advantage form the first match. It was well-deserved championship for the best team in Colombia this semester, who broke several records until they…

The Clash Of Continents

On Saturday 17th, two days from now, the Confederations Cup tournament will start in Russia, one year before Russia will host the real deal – the world Cup. Most of the players and coaches around the world, especially in Europe, don’t like this tournament after a long season, a tournament who is more of making…

Friendly: Colombia Will Face Spain & Cameroon – Squad analysis

The Colombian national team already training in Madrid, Spain for their upcoming friendlies vs. Spain (June 7th) and Cameroon (June 13th).  Colombia prepares for their crucial World Cup qualifiers matches vs. Venezuela and Brazil, matches which can secure a spot in the world Cup for the second time in a raw. For the friendly matches…