Club World Cup: Colombian footballers who have stood out | Which Colombians played it and became champions | Colombians Abroad

The Club World Cup reaches its 17th version. Since the year 2000, when the first version was played, many Colombians have passed and left their mark. In this edition, the turn is for the coffee growers of Tigres de México, who play this Thursday against Ulsan Hyundai, from South Korea.

These are the most prominent Colombians in the Club World Cup:

Freddy Rincon: He was the first Colombian to play the Club World Cup and the first to score a goal. In addition, he is the only one who was captain and champion of the contest. It happened in 2000 with Corinthians, from Brazil.

Fabian Vargas: In 2006, the midfielder was part of the International title of Porto Alegre, Brazil, which beat Barcelona 1-0, which had Ronaldinho, Iniesta and Puyol, among its figures.

Iván Ramiro Córdoba: champion in 2010 with Inter Milan, beating Mazembe of Congo 3-0.

Mauricio Molina: first Colombian to go out scorer of the Club World Cup. It was in 2010, playing for Seongnam Ilhwa, from South Korea, with a double against Internacional from Brazil.

Rafael Santos Borré: he scored 3 goals in 2018 and shared with Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) as the tournament’s top scorer.

James Rodriguez: He is the only Colombian who has two Club World Cup titles on his resume. He won them with Real Madrid in 2014 and 2016.

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