The Story Of Rene Higuita, The Goalkeeper Who Scored 41 Goals & Went To Prison Over Kidnapping Crime
In football, one thing goalkeepers are known for is their ability to stop opposition players from scoring goals. This is why goalkeepers like Rene Higuita are a special breed of goalkeepers and will forever be remembered for their ability to score goals as well as stop their opponents from scoring.
Over the years, several Chelsea players have amassed a hundred international caps for their respective national teams. Last weekend was no exception, as Blues defender Thiago Silva reached a century of caps for the Brazilian national team in a FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Colombia. In this piece, we shall be looking at those players who have garnered or have made 100 appearances for their various national sides.
The Story Of Jhon Viafara, The Colombian Footballer Who Is Currently Serving 11 Years In A US Prison
The story of Jhon Eduis Viáfara Mina, a Colombian footballer who enjoyed great success as a player is one of many similar stories of former footballers who seem to get involved in criminal activities after retirement. photo credit: getty images As a professional footballer, they get paid so much money for doing what they love.
Pablo Escobar was a Colombian drug lord who amassed a lot of wealth from criminal activities. He is dubbed the wealthiest criminal in history, and his wealth came from smuggling cocaine into the United States. Escobar started his illegal activities in 1976, and he soon monopolized the trade in all of Colombia.
Marc-Vivien Foe was a Cameroonian professional footballer, who played as a defensive midfielder for both club and country. Foe had success in France's Division 1 and England's Premier League, before his sudden death. Foe is still remembered at Manchester City and the club retired the Number 23 shirt he wore during his season with the club in his memory.
10) Takehiro Tomiyasu (Arsenal/Japan) Takehiro Tomiyasu has risen to world wide fame since his move to Arsenal from Bologna over the summer. The Japanese centerback has proven to be one of the most difficult full backs to beat in the English Premier league and also has a great attacking instinct to go with his defensive solidarity.
1. James Rodríguez James David Rodríguez Rubio is a 30-year-old Colombian professional soccer currently playing as a winger for Al-Rayyan and the Colombia national team. Currently regarded as on one of the best wingers in the world, Rodríguez is renowned for his technique, vision, and playmaking skills.
Colombia's most-wanted drug lord, Dairo Antonio Úsuga, also known as 'Otoniel' has been captured by the Colombian government. The president, Ivan Duque, compared the arrest to that of late cocaine baron, Pablo Escobar, who was arrested and killed by the Colombian police in 1993.
The European football governing body popularly known as UEFA has reacted on Tuesday evening, after Chelsea football club of England star Thiago Silva reached a new milestone with Brazil national team, in their goalless draw against Colombia. The former AC Milan football club star has been exceptional for the Selecao since making his debut years ago, and he was able to make his 100 appearances for the team against Colombia in the FIFA World Cup qualifier.
There are some records in football that are really weird, to say the least- and Martin Palermo holds one of them. Palermo is a retired Argentine footballer who played as a striker for clubs like Estudiantes de La Plata, Boca Juniors, Villarreal, Betis, Alaves, as well as the Argentina national team.
The Brazilian manager made some tactical mistakes against Colombia last night, after the victory in their last match, Brazil failed to score a single goal and the game ended in a 0-0 draw. In this article, I will be sharing with you the tactical mistakes Tite made against Colombia last night.
When Brazil hosts Uruguay in Manaus on Thursday, they will be looking to get back on track in the World Cup 2022 Qualifications. On Sunday night, Tite's team lost their first qualification point to Colombia, while their opponents were defeated 3-0 by Argentina. The Selecao's perfect start to World Cup Qualifying came to an end as they were held to a goalless draw by Colombia in the first halt of their Qatar 2022 drive.
Colombia has announced the capture of the most wanted drug lord in the country after deploying 22 helicopters and 500 security personnel for the operation. Cairo Antonio Usuga popularly known as Otoniel has been captured in a jungle raid consisting of 500 security personnel and 22 helicopters after several failed operations.
It is no longer news that the most wanted Colombian drug lord, Dairo Antonio Usuga has been arrested by authorities. Noting the importance of his apprehension, the President of Colombia had described his arrest as the biggest blow against drug trafficking in the country this century. Although Dairo Antonio Usuga has been compared with late Pablo Escobar, many people know little about him.
A 4-1 win over Uruguay earlier today means that Brazil is one win away from qualifying for the 2022 FIFA world cup which will be played in Qatar. The Brazilian team currently stands firm on top of the group with 31 points ahead of Argentina, Ecuador, Colombia, and Uruguay who have 25, 17, 16, and 16 points respectively.
Otoniel, Columbia's most dreadful drug lord, Dairo Antonio Usuga, has been captured in Bogota, Colombia by security forces on Saturday in a rural area in Uraga province, Columbia. Antonio Usuga, popularly known as Otoniel, the leader of the Auto defensas Gaitanistas de Columbia or the Gulf clan, in the Uraga region.
Colombia's most needed medication dealer and the head of the country's biggest group of thugs has been caught. Dairo Antonio Úsuga, otherwise called Otoniel, was seized after a joint activity by the military, aviation based armed forces and police on Saturday. The public authority had offered a $800,000 (£582,000) award for data about his whereabouts, while the US set a $5m abundance on his head.
In football, scoring goals is always a special feeling, especially goals bagged by goalkeepers, because they are rare and as a result, more special. This is because goalkeepers spent most of their time in their own penalty area. In this article are the top five highest scoring goalkeepers in football.
Jurgen Klopp has stated that Alisson and Fabinho will miss Liverpool's Premier League match against Watford this weekend owing to problems with coronavirus limitations. The pair have been in action for their country in South America for World Cup qualification over the last two weeks, and instead of returning to England, they will fly straight to Spain, where Liverpool will face Atletico Madrid in a Champions League group-stage match next week.
The first lady of kwara State and Founder Ajike People Support Center Her Excellency Ambassador Dr Olufolake Abdulrazaq has called on public spirited individuals and organizations to lend support to the promotion of education especially girl child education in Nigeria. Ambassador Dr. Abdulrazaq made this call today 16th of October 2021 at the pre-launch of the Create my Future Foundation’s initiative to support the education of the girl child across states in Nigeria in Abuja.