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Colombia


Federation founded: 1924
FIFA member since: 1936
Confederation: CONMEBOL
Colours: Yellow and white
Nicknames: Los Cafeteros (The Coffeers)
World Cups qualified for: 5 (of 20)
Best results: Quarterfinal 2014

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 18 W 7 D 2 L 9 GF 26 GA 27 Pts 23
Colombia are 28th on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1958 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1962 First round 14 Squad Qualifiers
1966 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1970 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1974 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1978 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1982 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1986 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1990 Round of 16 14 Squad Qualifiers
1994 First round 19 Squad Qualifiers
1998 First round 21 Squad Qualifiers
2002 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2006 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2010 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2014 Quarterfinal 5 Squad Qualifiers
* Colombia entered first time for the 1958 World Cup.

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) -
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) 2014
Biggest win 4-1 vs Japan 2014
Biggest loss 0-5 vs Yugoslavia 1962
Most wins in a row 4
Most losses in a row 3
Longest unbeaten run 4
Longest run without win 5
Longest run qualifying 3 (1990-98)
Longest run not qualifying 6 (1966-86)
Penalty shoot-outs -
COL vs Europe W2 - D2 - L5
COL vs South America W1 - D0 - L2
COL vs Asia W2 - D0 - L0
COL vs Africa W2 - D0 - L1
COL vs N/C America W0 - D0 - L1

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Fredy Rincon 10 1990-98
Carlos Valderrama 10 1990-98
Leonel Alvarez 7 1990-94
Andres Escobar 7 1990-94
Luis Herrera 7 1990-94
Luis Carlos Perea 6 1990-94
Adolfo Valencia 6 1990-94

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
James Rodriguez 6 2014
Jackson Martinez 2 2014
Bernardo Redin 2 1990
Adolfo Valencia 2 1994-98


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1962 1R Uruguay L 1-2 1R Soviet Union D 4-4 1R Yugoslavia L 0-5 1990 1R United Arab Emirates W 2-0 1R Yugoslavia L 0-1 1R West Germany D 1-1 2R Cameroon [aet] L 1-2 1994 1R Romania L 1-3 1R United States L 1-2 1R Switzerland W 2-0 1998 1R Romania L 0-1 1R Tunisia W 1-0 1R England L 0-2 2014 1R Greece W 3-0 1R Côte d'Ivoire W 2-1 1R Japan W 4-1 2R Uruguay W 2-0 QF Brazil L 1-2



 

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