All posts tagged "colombia"

Falcao at Sun Life Stadium

Falcao likely to start for Colombia on Wednesday

AtléticoFans writer Martin Rosenow, who lives in South Florida, attended José Pekerman’s press conference on Tuesday and will be in the press box for Colombia’s friendly versus Guatemala Wednesday night in Miami. Atlético striker Radamel Falcao is currently in Miami with the Colombian national team for a friendly against Guatemala on Wednesday. ‘El Tigre’ recently

ATLETICO TIAGO FILIPE PLANE TRAVEL

Atlético to earn €3 million from summer friendlies

It has only been one day since Atlético departed Colombia, but AS reports on Thursday that los Rojiblancos will visit the Americas a second time this summer, with stops said to be planned in Miami (USA), Costa Rica and Venezuela. After raking in €1.2 million from their trio of friendlies in the land of Carlos

Goalscorers Salvio and Sílvio celebrate in Neiva (EFE)

Atlético make it three for three in Colombia

In Luis Amaranto Perea’s last night in red and white, los Rojiblancos defeated Atlético Huila 3-1 at the Guillermo Plazas Alcid Stadium in Neiva. Eduardo Salvio’s star shined bright as the Argentine striker bagged a brace in Tuesday evening’s affair. First half goals by “Toto” and Sílvio, both assisted by Diego, had our Europa League

ATLETICO MADRID COACH DIEGO SIMEONE SHARED HIS THOUGHTS ON PEREA AND FALCAO IN CALI

‘Cholo’ has kind words for Falcao & Perea

Following Atlético’s friendly victory over América de Cali at the local outfit’s Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero on Saturday, Rojiblanco boss Diego Simeone offered some very nice words about his squad’s pair of Cafeteros: Radamel Falcao and Luis Amaranto Perea. After wishing his club’s second of three opponents of their Colombia tour the best of luck

atletico visit narino presidential palace on wednesday to meet colombian president juan manuel santos

President Santos proudly welcomes Atlético

Hours before Wednesday’s friendly between Atlético and Millonarios kicked off in Bogotá, a Rojiblanco contingent composed of natives Radamel Falcao and Luis Amaranto Perea, Atleti coach Diego Simeone, captain Antonio López, club president Enrique Cerezo and general director Miguel Ángel Gil Marín were welcomed to the Casa de Nariño presidential palace by Colombian President Juan

atletico striker falcao at el campin in bogota for gatorade press event

Falcao wants to improve on his first year at Atlético

On their second day in the Colombian capital of Bogotá ahead of Wednesday’s friendly against local outfit Millonarios, Atlético were in very close proximity to the assassination attempt on former Colombia interior minister Fernando Londoño. The bomb attack resulted in the death of two of the ex-government official’s bodyguards and left 39 others wounded, according

ATLETICO MADRID'S COLOMBIAN PLAYERS LUIS AMARANTO PEREA AND RADAMEL FALCAO GIVE PRESS CONFERENCE IN BOGOTA

Atlético arrive in Colombia

Atlético landed safely on Colombian soil Monday evening local time and were greeted by the press and residents of the capital city of Bogotá, where the club will play the first of a series of three friendlies in the country on Wednesday evening against local side Millonarios. Just a few hours after the Europa League

america and atletico

Atlético schedule second friendly in Colombia

Colombian Atléticos have been blessed with a second friendly to take place in the land of Radamel Falcao and Luis Amaranto Perea. A month ago, Atleti announced they would fly to South America at the end of the season to face off against Bogotá-based Millonarios, Falcao’s youth team in Colombia, on the 16th of May.

ATLETICO MADRID STRIKER FALCAO AS A MILLONARIOS CANTERANO

Atlético to play friendly in Colombia in May

Colombian and Spanish media reports have confirmed that Atlético will be heading to Colombia to take on capital side Millonarios FC on the 16th of May at Bogotá’s El Campín Stadium. Atleti striker and former Millos youth academy member Radamel Falcao will serve as the ambassador of the friendly match. On Friday, los Colchoneros are

Forlán celebrates with Uruguayan team-mates (AP)

Atléticos in America (Quarter-finals edition)

In a wacky and totally unexpected turn of events, all four favourites of the Copa América quarter-final round were shown the door, with the elimination of Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Colombia over weekend. Atlético players Luis Perea, Elias and Sergio Aguero were sent home packing, while Uruguayan duo Diego Forlán and Diego Godín will remain in Argentina for at least another week.