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Colombia: A very warm welcome for Colombian squad in Bogota after WC exit 02:54

Colombia: A very warm welcome for Colombian squad in Bogota after WC exit

Colombia, Bogota
July 6, 2018 at 02:05 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of fans welcomed the Colombian football team back to Bogota, after being eliminated from the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Fans created a human corridor along one of the main roads of the city until El Campin Stadium, where a crowd of over 25.000 people received the Colombian squad amid chants, applaud and music.

Some fans even jumped into the pitch trying to hug their football idols, with security officers rapidly intervening to contain the enthusiasm.

"Good afternoon Colombia, the truth is that this welcome exceeds all the expectations we had. We couldn't make it in the World Cup, we were very motivated, but this group of players has given everything, has given until the last drop of sweat to represent the entire country", said player Falcao to the multitude.

Colombia lost against England on Tuesday.

Colombia: A very warm welcome for Colombian squad in Bogota after WC exit 02:54
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Thousands of fans welcomed the Colombian football team back to Bogota, after being eliminated from the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Fans created a human corridor along one of the main roads of the city until El Campin Stadium, where a crowd of over 25.000 people received the Colombian squad amid chants, applaud and music.

Some fans even jumped into the pitch trying to hug their football idols, with security officers rapidly intervening to contain the enthusiasm.

"Good afternoon Colombia, the truth is that this welcome exceeds all the expectations we had. We couldn't make it in the World Cup, we were very motivated, but this group of players has given everything, has given until the last drop of sweat to represent the entire country", said player Falcao to the multitude.

Colombia lost against England on Tuesday.

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