Diego Maradona excited by Colombia and James Rodriguez
Argentina legend Diego Maradona is excited by Colombia’s style of football and their talismanic playmaker James Rodriguez.
The former World Cup winning is not sure whether they can win the tournament, but enjoys watching them and admires the players’ commitment and desire.
“Today Colombia have an exciting and mobile style of football,” he said, as reported by Football Italia. “You can tell they are hungry for glory and their lads run hard. I’m not saying they are a force in this World Cup, but if they continue like this, then watch out.
“James Rodriguez dictates the tempo in attack and possession, while also giving as good as he gets physically.
“We had talked about the World Cup of Messi and Neymar, but a certain James Rodriguez appeared...”