The list of Colombia: Falcao García yes, James Rodríguez no

The list of Colombia: Falcao García yes, James Rodríguez no

In Colombia they are happy, the return of the “Tigre” from Santa Marta generates emotion for being an idol and exemplary athlete for Colombians. Radamel Falcao received the call from Reinaldo Rueda for the triple day of Conmebol Qualifiers to replace Duván Zapata and James Rodriguez it was left out again.

Another who also returns to wear the yellow jacket is Juanfer Quintero, after missing the Copa América due to the impossibility of leaving China in times of pandemic. However, now there is talk of the worrying situation of James Rodríguez.

The Cucuteño left-hander has already missed the Cup and now the Qualifiers, he still does not see minutes at Everton and now a channel has been opened on Twitch to play with the play and say things that the fans are upset about. Even journalists and former players like Faustino Asprilla who told him: “Let him dedicate himself to playing soccer”, on ESPN.

His last match with the Colombian National Team was on November 17, 2020 in the 6-1 defeat against Ecuador. He had played the first four matches of the Qualifiers under the command of Carlos Queiroz, but upon the arrival of Rueda, he was not called up again.

Falcao close to 100 games

Right now the striker from Santa Marta boasts 91 international games with the Colombian National Team, just nine games out of the 100. His last appearance was against Chile in a 2-2 draw in Santiago, that night he scored the final equalizer. after playing 18 minutes.

That game was played on October 14, 2020. He adds 35 goals and wants to enlarge that account with 35 years of age.

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