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This is a list of all the Colombian Soccer articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

Rene Higuita doing the scorpion kick versus england

Rene Higuita: The Colombian Scorpion Kick Goalkeeper

Goalkeeper Rene Higuita was an inspired, eccentric, and trailblazing player who played for several South American club soccer teams and the Colombian national team. Although he is considered one of the greatest goalkeepers to wear the gloves in Colombia, he …

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Soccer in South America fans getting excited in the build up of play

Soccer In South America: An Imperfect, Brilliant Competition

You could barely see anything when Martín Palermo scored the winner against Peru in the 93rd minute. As the manager of his beloved Argentina, Maradona manufactured another epic chapter of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers by bringing in the 35-year-old …

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Andrés Escobar Colombia Soccer Player Who Was Murdered

Andrés Escobar: Murdered In Aftermath Of The 1994 World Cup

“Our society believes that football killed Andrés. No, Andrés Escobar was a football player killed by society.” These were the words of Francisco Maturana, the illustrious Colombian national team manager. When asked years later about the murder of Andres Escobar …

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Carlos Valderrama Columbian Soccer Player

Colombia’s Metronome: Carlos “El Pibe” Valderrama

An iconic look can go a long way in manifesting a player’s status as a cult hero. If you have the talent to go alongside your appearance, you are a legend in the making. Carlos Valderrama had both, and the …

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World Cup Soccer: History, Finals, Winners & Host Nations

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world – not many sporting fans would argue with this. No other sport has demonstrated the capacity to capture the world’s imagination like soccer has over the years. And the World Cup …

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