Juan Quintero

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River Plate fans celebrate victory in Buenos Aires after the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final against Boca Juniors. Photo: Marcelo Endelli/Getty Images

Pity Martínez, his legs like lead, took a deep breath. After 120 minutes of impossible tension, after a journey of 6,000 miles, after a game that had (...)

 England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford saves  Carlos Bacca’s  penalty during the  penalty shootout with Colombia in the World Cup Round of 16  match at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow. Photograph: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images

As the clock ticked towards the 90th minute at the Spartak Stadium, thoughts inevitably drifted to what lay ahead for England. Next up would be Sweden(...)

Yerry Mina of Colombia scores his team’s goal during the World Cup Group H match against Senegal at Samara Arena. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Senegal 0 Colombia 1 It was the moment that Colombia had prayed for and, when it came, the release of emotion was overwhelming. South America’s secon(...)

 Radamel Falcao of Colombia celebrates with teammate James Rodriguez after scoring at Kazan Arena. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Poland 0 Colombia 3 James Rodriguez was the Colombian to make an enduring impression the last World Cup, Juan Quintero suggested he might yet etch hi(...)

 Yuya Osako  celebrates scoring Japan’s second  goal with his team-mates   during  the  Group H match  at Mordovia Arena  in Saransk. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Colombia 1 Japan 2 It is difficult to imagine a team making a more calamitous start to a game in this World Cup finals than Colombia did here and, un(...)

James Rodriguez of Colombia scores his team’s first goal   past goalkeeper Boubacar Barry of the Ivory Coast   at Estadio Nacional  in Brasilia, Brazil. Photogrpah:  Adam Pretty/Getty Images

Colombia 2 Ivory Coast 1José Pékerman continues to preach the importance of remaining calm buy try telling that to a stadium full of Colombia supporte(...)