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Colombia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Los Cafeteros (The Coffee Growers)La Tricolor (The Tricolors)
Association Federación Colombiana de Fútbol (FCF)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach José Pékerman
Captain Radamel Falcao
Most caps Carlos Valderrama (111)
Top scorer Radamel Falcao (29)
Home stadium Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez[1]
FIFA code COL
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 16 Steady (17 May 2018)
Highest (July–August 2013, September 2014 – March 2015, June–August 2016)
Lowest 54 (June 2011)
Elo ranking
Current Steady (18 April 2018)
Highest (June 2016)
Lowest 98 (August 1965)
First international
 Mexico 3–1 Colombia 
(Panama CityPanama; 10 February 1938)
Biggest win
 Bahrain 0–6 Colombia 
(RiffaBahrain; 26 March 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 9–0 Colombia 
(LimaPeru; 24 March 1957)[2]
World Cup
Appearances 6 (first in 1962)
Best result Quarter-finals, 2014
Copa América
Appearances 21 (first in 1945)
Best result Champions, 2001
CONCACAF Gold Cup
Appearances 3 (first in 2000)
Best result Runners-up, 2000
Confederations Cup
Appearances 1 (first in 2003)
Best result Fourth Place, 2003

 

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The following players have been called up for 2018 FIFA World Cup squad.
Caps and goals updated as of 27 March 2018 after the match against Australia.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
GK David Ospina 31 August 1988 (age 29) 85 0 England Arsenal
GK Camilo Vargas 9 March 1989 (age 29) 5 0 Colombia Deportivo Cali
GK José Fernando Cuadrado 1 June 1985 (age 32) 1 0 Colombia Once Caldas

DF Cristián Zapata 30 September 1986 (age 31) 55 2 Italy Milan
DF Santiago Arias 13 January 1992 (age 26) 40 0 Netherlands PSV
DF Frank Fabra 22 February 1991 (age 27) 18 1 Argentina Boca Juniors
DF Óscar Murillo 18 April 1988 (age 30) 12 0 Mexico Pachuca
DF Yerry Mina 23 September 1994 (age 23) 11 3 Spain Barcelona
DF Davinson Sánchez 12 June 1996 (age 21) 8 0 England Tottenham Hotspur
DF Johan Mojica 21 August 1991 (age 26) 3 1 Spain Girona

MF Carlos Sánchez 6 February 1986 (age 32) 84 0 Italy Fiorentina
MF Abel Aguilar 6 January 1985 (age 33) 70 7 Colombia Deportivo Cali
MF Juan Cuadrado 26 May 1988 (age 30) 69 7 Italy Juventus
MF James Rodríguez 12 July 1991 (age 26) 62 21 Germany Bayern Munich
MF Juan Fernando Quintero 18 January 1993 (age 25) 14 2 Argentina River Plate
MF Wílmar Barrios 16 October 1993 (age 24) 10 0 Argentina Boca Juniors
MF Mateus Uribe 21 March 1991 (age 27) 7 0 Mexico América
MF Jefferson Lerma 25 October 1994 (age 23) 4 0 Spain Levante

FW Radamel Falcao (Captain) 10 February 1986 (age 32) 72 29 France Monaco
FW Carlos Bacca 8 September 1986 (age 31) 44 14 Spain Villarreal
FW Luis Muriel 16 April 1991 (age 27) 18 2 Spain Sevilla
FW Miguel Borja 26 January 1993 (age 25) 6 2 Brazil Palmeiras
FW José Izquierdo 7 July 1992 (age 25) 4 1 England Brighton & Hove Albion

Recent call-ups

The following players have been recently called up in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Iván Arboleda 21 April 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Argentina Banfield 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
GK Leandro Castellanos 9 March 1984 (age 34) 1 0 Colombia Santa Fe v.  China PR, 14 November 2017

DF Farid Díaz 20 July 1983 (age 34) 13 0 Paraguay Olimpia 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Stefan Medina 14 June 1992 (age 25) 11 0 Mexico Monterrey 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF William Tesillo 2 February 1990 (age 28) 3 0 Mexico León 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Bernardo Espinosa 11 July 1989 (age 28) 0 0 Spain Girona 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Éder Álvarez Balanta 28 February 1993 (age 25) 8 0 Switzerland Basel v.  China PR, 14 November 2017
DF Daniel Bocanegra 23 April 1987 (age 31) 4 0 Colombia Atlético Nacional v.  Brazil, 5 September 2017
DF Francisco Meza 29 August 1991 (age 26) 0 0 Mexico UANL v.  Brazil, 5 September 2017 INJ
DF Pablo Armero 2 November 1986 (age 31) 68 2 Colombia América de Cali v.  Cameroon, 13 June 2017
DF Jeison Murillo 22 May 1992 (age 26) 25 1 Spain Valencia v.  Cameroon, 13 June 2017

MF Edwin Cardona 8 December 1992 (age 25) 31 5 Argentina Boca Juniors 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Giovanni Moreno 1 July 1986 (age 31) 21 3 China Shanghai Shenhua 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Sebastián Pérez 29 March 1993 (age 25) 8 1 Argentina Boca Juniors 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Gustavo Cuéllar 14 October 1992 (age 25) 3 0 Brazil Flamengo 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Víctor Cantillo 15 October 1993 (age 24) 0 0 Colombia Junior v.  Australia, 27 March 2018
MF Guillermo Celis 8 May 1993 (age 25) 6 0 Portugal Vitória de Guimarães v.  Brazil, 5 September 2017
MF Daniel Torres 15 November 1989 (age 28) 14 0 Spain Alavés v.  Cameroon, 13 June 2017

FW Teófilo Gutiérrez 17 May 1985 (age 33) 51 15 Colombia Junior 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
FW Yimmi Chará 2 April 1991 (age 27) 7 0 Colombia Junior 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
FW Duván Zapata 1 April 1991 (age 27) 5 0 Italy Sampdoria 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
FW Felipe Pardo 17 August 1990 (age 27) 3 1 Greece Olympiacos v.  France, 23 March 2018 PRE
FW Avilés Hurtado 20 April 1987 (age 31) 2 0 Mexico Monterrey v.  France, 23 March 2018 PRE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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