The Conmebol He took advantage of his social networks to dedicate heartfelt words to Colombian football and capture the image of its greatest exponents, among which James Rodríguez was not there.
“Happy Anniversary… Land of emblematic figures, talent and mystique of South American football ”, the message said.
Meanwhile, in the graphic composition the figure of men appeared as René Higuita, Óscar Córdoba, Carlos ‘Pibe’ Valderrama, Radamel Falcao García, David Ospina, Mario Alberto Yepes, Iván Ramiro Córdoba and Catalina Usme.
Consequently, fans reacted immediately by claiming for the absence of James, who has not worn the shirt of the combined ‘coffee’ since November 2020.
“And James? They forgot the World Cup scorer. The crack was missing. And the scorer? What disrespect not to be able to James ”, were some of the comments about it.
For its part, the Colombian Federation will celebrate the event by inaugurating the sports headquarters of the Colombia selection in Barranquilla, an event to which the president of Fifa, the president of the Confederation, Iván Duque and various soccer glories were invited.
Conmebol forgets James in congratulations to Colombia
Here, the publication of the Confederation and the claims of the fans for the absence of Rodríguez on the poster:
Happy Anniversary @FCF_Oficial! 🎂🇨🇴
Land of emblematic figures, talent and mystique of South American football. ⚽
— CONMEBOL.com (@CONMEBOL) October 12, 2021
They forgot this crack … pic.twitter.com/KCs825KYb2
— Hipólito Rodriguez (@politorod) October 12, 2021
Terrible🤦🏻♂️I miss a certain @jamesdrodriguez The one who took Colombia the furthest in a World Cup, Scorer of that World Cup and with the best goal, scorer of the selection in the tie against Russia, they passed #Conmebol 🤷🏻♂️ well at least they didn’t put F Rincón #JamesRodriguez #Crack pic.twitter.com/BpMPhgQeEj
– José E Pérez (@ jernesto9) October 13, 2021
Disrespect don’t put james
– Brank_18 (@ 18Brank) October 12, 2021
James did more than everyone together in the World Cup and they don’t put him in the picture
– Salvador Heads Dominguez (@ 26Sacd) October 12, 2021