Falcao still in Colombia mix

2014-05-13 21:43
Radamel Falcao (AFP)

Bogota - Colombia coach Jose Pekerman has maintained hopes that star striker Radamel Falcao could make the World Cup finals by naming him in his 30 man provisional squad on Tuesday.

Falcao is recovering from surgery on ruptured cruciate ligaments.

Despite major doubts about his fitness, the 28-year-old Monaco goalscorer has repeatedly said he still hopes to be in Brazil.

Colombia have named the following 30-man provisional squad on Tuesday for the World Cup finals:


David Ospina (Nice), Faryd Mondragon (Deportivo Cali), Camilo Vargas (Independiente Santa Fe)


Mario Yepes (AC Milan), Cristian Zapata (AC Milan), Pablo Armero (West Ham United), Camilo Zuniga (Napoli), Aquivaldo Mosquera (America, Mexico), Santiago Arias (PSV Eindhoven), Luis Amaranto Perea (Cruz Azul), Eder Alvarez Balanta (River Plate), Carlos Valdes (San Lorenzo)


Fredy Guarin (Inter Milan), Juan Cuadrado (Fiorentina), Victor Ibarbo (Cagliari), James Rodriguez (Monaco), Abel Aguilar (Toulouse), Juan Fernando Quintero (Porto), Carlos Sanchez (Elche), Macnelly Torres (Al Shabab), Aldo Leao Ramirez (Morelia), Edwin Valencia (Fluminense), Alexander Mejia (Atletico Nacional), Elkin Soto (Mainz)


Radamel Falcao (Monaco), Luis Fernando Muriel (Udinese), Jackson Martinez (Porto), Carlos Bacca (Sevilla), Adrian Ramos (Hertha Berlin), Teofilo Gutierrez (River Plate)

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