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Falcao NOT In Colombia World Cup Squad

Colombia head coach, José Pékerman, has announced his final 23-man World Cup squad on Monday, with Radamel Falcao not included.

The Colombia side will be making an appearance at the World Cup for the first time since 1998, and will be hoping to overcome one of the easier groups (Ivory Coast, Greece and Japan) in the tournament and progress through to the knockout phase.

Unfortunately for Colombia Falcao could not recover in time to make the squad.

Here is the Full squad:

Goalkeepers:

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

Defenders:

Camilo Zuniga (Napoli), Pablo Armero (West Ham), Cristian Zapata (Milan), Mario Yepes (Atalanta), Carlos Valdes (San Lorenzo), Santiago Aras (PSV), Eder Alvarez Balanta (River Plate)

Midfielders:

James Rodriguez (Monaco), Abel Aguilar (Toulouse), Carlos Sanchez (Elche), Fredy Guarin (Inter), Juan Fernando Quintero (Porto), Aldo Ramirez (Morelia), Alex Mejia (Nacional), Victor Ibarbo (Cagliari), Juan Guillermo Cuadrado (Fiorentina)

Forwards:

Jackson Martinez (Porto), Teofilo Gutierrez (River Plate), Carlos Bacca (Sevilla), Adrian Ramos (Borussia Dortmund)

Do you think Colombia can and Ivory Coast will progress out of Group C? Have your say in the comment section below.

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