• James Rodriguez sent shocking death threat after he dumped Colombia

    James Rodriguez sent shocking death threat after he dumped Colombia

    The Real Madrid playmaker found himself the target of disgruntled fans, one of whom went as far as to threaten his life after dropping out of the Colombia squad.

    James Rodriguez’s mother has made a formal police complaint over a violent death threat the player received on Twitter.

    The Real Madrid playmaker’s decision to leave Colombia’s squad provoked an angry backlash on the social network, with the hashtag #JamesVerguenzaNacional (‘James a national embarrassment’ in Spanish) circulating.

    And using the same tag, a Buenos […]

  • Brazil 2-1 Colombia: Neymar on target to give Selecao hard-earned victory

    Brazil 2-1 Colombia: Neymar on target to give Selecao hard-earned victory

    The hosts made it two wins from two under new coach Tite thanks to the Barcelona star, who struck after Miranda’s early header had been cancelled out by a Marquinhos own goal.

    Neymar was the hero for Brazil as the home side overcame Colombia 2-1 in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday.

    The 24-year-old, fresh off guiding Brazil to gold at the Olympic Games in Rio, netted the match-winner with 16 minutes remaining in Manaus.

    Brazil had a dream start after Miranda opened the […]

  • Colombia out to end 71-year drought in Brazil

    Colombia out to end 71-year drought in Brazil

    James Rodriguez and Co. arrive in Manaus on Tuesday hoping to end a long wait for a victory in the Selecao’s back yard in what promises to be a feisty affair.

    On Tuesday Tite will take to the dugout as Brazil coach on home soil for the first time. With over 36,000 tickets already sold for the World Cup qualifier against Colombia at the Amazon Arena, expectations are sky high.

    Arriving off the back of Olympic gold medal success and Tite’s winning […]