Carlos Bacca Scores Colombian Equalizer, Sparks Heavy Metal Meltdown

We highlighted Javier "El Cantante del Gol" Fernández's goal calls throughout the World Cup, and we're happy to bring you his especially-emphatic call of Carlos Bacca's equalizer against the United States today at Craven Cottage. (Sure looks like Colombia was offside here, though?) » 11/14/14 4:21pm 11/14/14 4:21pm

It's Time To Embrace The Fun-Loving Colombians, America

On Tuesday, the U.S. national team was knocked out of the World Cup in semi-heartbreaking fashion. Semi-heartbreaking, because while the U.S. played like hopeless crap for about 110 minutes of the match, they had a glorious chance to win it at the end of regular time. It would have been glorious, a Fourth of July… » 7/04/14 10:29am 7/04/14 10:29am

No One Wants To Play Colombia, Because James Rodríguez Is Unstoppable

The World Cup has always been a tournament of superstars. What separates the fates of these hodge-podge collections of countrymen wrangled together a couple dozen times per year to form some semblance of chemistry and playing coherence ahead of the Big Shebang is very often one particular player's abilities saying… » 6/28/14 7:33pm 6/28/14 7:33pm

Colombia's Four Goals Mean Four Instances Of Amazing Announcing

Colombia put four balls in the net yesterday, which means we have four instances of Javier Fernández Franco going berserk and four instances of the awesome Caracol heavy metal celebration song. Here's everything from Colombia's Caracol TV, and the rest of the goals scored yesterday as heard in the home country. » 6/25/14 12:00pm 6/25/14 12:00pm

Two Phenoms Could Make Themselves Very Rich Today

Most of us will tune into today's clash between the Ivory Coast and Colombia to see who'll leave the game atop Group C. But for some of the world's biggest clubs—Premier League giants Arsenal and Manchester United, perhaps—the focus will be on two players in particular: 21-year-old Ivorian right back Serge Aurier and… » 6/19/14 11:44am 6/19/14 11:44am

Colombia Know How To Celebrate A Goal

Greek goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis froze on a deflected ball from the foot of Colombian defender Pablo Armero and could only watch as it trickled past him and into the back of the net. Kostas Manolas got a foot on it for Greece, but the change of pace tripped up Karnezis, giving Columbia a 1-0 lead and a chance to… » 6/14/14 12:22pm 6/14/14 12:22pm

Even Without Superstar Falcao, Colombia Is Still A World Cup Terror

First, Colombia had to navigate the difficult South American World Cup qualifiers. It was easy. Led by superstar striker and certifiable beast Radamel Falcao, Colombia booked their tickets for the tournament after easing to a second-place finish in CONMEBOL. Going into 2014, Colombia looked a world power, and a dark… » 6/04/14 11:51am 6/04/14 11:51am