Posts Tagged ‘Colombia’

Rodriguez: 2014's Top Trending Athlete on Google

Rodriguez: 2014’s Top Trending Athlete on Google

James Rodríguez is a Google god… The 23-year-old Colombian footballer, who plays for Real Madrid and the Colombian national team, top’s Google’s year-end list of Trending Athletes. In his first opportunity to shine on the world soccer stage,...

Dec 16, 14 • Deportes1 Comment »
Rodriguez Wins FIFA's Golden Boot Award After Being the Top Goal Scorer at the World Cup

Rodriguez Wins FIFA’s Golden Boot Award After Being the Top Goal Scorer at the World Cup

James Rodriguez has the FIFA Wold Cup’s golden leg… The 23-year-old Colombian forward was awarded FIFA’s Golden Boot award after being the top goal scorer at this year’s World Cup. Rodriguez, who scored six goals in five games at the 2014...

Jul 14, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Messi Receives FIFA's Golden Ball Award After This Year's World Cup

Messi Receives FIFA’s Golden Ball Award After This Year’s World Cup

Despite a heartbreaking loss in the World Cup final, Lionel Messi is still a golden boy. The soccer star and captain of the Argentina national team was awarded FIFA‘s Golden Ball award as the best player of the FIFA World Cup after leading his...

Jul 14, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Rodriguez Scores Two Goals to Lead Colombia Into Its First World Cup Quarterfinal

Rodriguez Scores Two Goals to Lead Colombia Into Its First World Cup Quarterfinal

It looks like James Rodriguez is emerging at this year’s FIFA World Cup superstar… The 22-year-old Colombian footballer scored a pair of goals to give Colombia a 2-0 victory on Saturday over Uruguay, earning his team its first-ever World Cup...

Jun 29, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
César Stops Two Penalty Shootout Kicks to Help Brazil Defeat Chile

César Stops Two Penalty Shootout Kicks to Help Brazil Defeat Chile

Júlio César is being heralded as Brazil’s saving grace… The 34-year-old Brazilian footballer, the national team’s goalkeeper, emerged as Brazil’s hero on Saturday after Brazil squeaked past Chile 3-2 in a penalty shootout to advance to...

Jun 29, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Urán Earns a Silver in the Olympic Men's Cycling Road Race

Urán Earns a Silver in the Olympic Men’s Cycling Road Race

Rigoberto Urán is the first Latino to take the podium at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London… The 25-year-old Colombian road racing cyclist was thisclose to winning the gold medal in the men’s cycling road race on Saturday morning. But...

Jul 28, 12 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Mr. Ambassador Leguizamo!

Mr. Ambassador Leguizamo!

He’s one of the most successful Colombian actors in Hollywood, noted for his work in beloved films like the “Ice Age” franchise, “Romeo + Juliet” and “Moulin Rouge”… But Colombian-born actor/comedian John Leguizamo is taking on a big...

Sep 15, 11 • PoliticsNo Comments »