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Colombia legend Rene Higuita using 1990 World Cup blunder to fight coronavirus

Steve Nicol and Shaka Hislop feel the correct decision has been made to suspend all major leagues in Europe.

The global campaign to contain the spread of the coronavirus has gained support from an unexpected but welcome quarter: former Colombia goalkeeper Rene Higuita.

On Saturday, a photo of one of the great goalkeeping blunders was doing the rounds on social media. In the 1990 World Cup, Higuita, as was his fashion, was dribbling with the ball well out of his goal. With the wisdom of age, veteran Cameroon striker Roger Milla (then 38) seized his moment, timed his challenge and sprinted away to score,...

FIFA postpones CONMEBOL's March World Cup qualifiers

Alexis Nunes goes through the latest updates on the coronavirus' impact on football.

FIFA is supporting CONMEBOL's request to suspend the beginning of World Cup qualifiers scheduled for the end of March due to fears over the spread of the coronavirus.

Football's world governing body made the announcement on Thursday after CONMEBOL published a letter on Wednesday with the request to postpone the March matches on behalf of members Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

FIFA said that details on when the postponed matches...

Real Madrid's James upset with Zidane as Copa America looms - source

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James Rodriguez is worried about his lack of game time ahead of this summer's Copa America and sources have told ESPN the Colombia star is upset about his treatment at the hands of Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane. 

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James, 28, has not featured under Zidane as much as he would have expected since returning from a two-year loan at Bayern Munich, with communication between the two said to be non-existent.

Although Zidane regularly says...

Mexico to face Colombia in Denver on May 30 as part of U.S. tour

James Rodriguez, Colombia
Real Madrid's James Rodriguez will likely see action when Colombia face Mexico in Denver.

Mexico will face Colombia at Denver's Empower Field at Mile High on May 30 as part of their U.S. summer tour, the Mexico Football Federation confirmed on Tuesday. 

The match will be the third friendly for El Tri in the U.S. in 2020 with friendlies also planned for March 26 against Czech Republic in Charlotte, N.C., and March 29 vs. Greece at Arlington, Texas. 

Mexico will be playing in June in the semifinal stage of the CONCACAF Nation's League, while Colombia will be participating in...

Ex-Colombia star Viafara extradited to U.S. on drug warrant

Former Colombia star Jhon Viafara was awaiting extradition since September.

Former Southampton and Colombia international footballer Jhon Viafara was extradited to the United States on a drug warrant on Thursday.

The 41-year-old was arrested last March after prosecutors in Texas said they believed he was part of a criminal network that shipped cocaine to the U.S.

The retired midfielder, who played for several Colombian teams and had spells with English rivals Portsmouth and Southampton, as well as Spain's Real Sociedad, was flown out of the country in the early hours of...