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Colombian football team gets 'rousing welcome' at home after World Cup campaign

Monday, 7 July 2014 - 7:00pm IST | Agency: ANI
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The Colombian football team returned home to an incredible welcome as thousands of fans turned out to celebrate the South American nation making history for reaching last eight of the FIFA World Cup for the first time.

Jose Pekerman's side was very unlucky to lose to Brazil in Friday night's quarterfinal with their performances over the past month having captured the imagination of many neutrals.

According to The Mirror, thousands of fans gathered in the streets of Bogata to pay tribute to their heroes, who were enjoying a rooftop bus parade through the city.

The reception for James Rodriguez and his fellow players was truly remarkable and reportedly provided further evidence of just how well Colombia performed this summer.

Rodriguez, who shed tears after Colombia lost to Brazil in the quarterfinal, even tweeted a selfie of the crowds.

And the Colombians famous goal celebration dances even got an outing as the Rodriguez and Pablo Armero took to the stage with some dancers to perform them, the report added.




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