The Colombia selection He had an outstanding presentation in the Copa América 2021, since despite falling in the semifinals against the Argentine National Team, he forced the definition on penalties and was close to getting into the game for the title.
During the tournament the great figure of those led by Reinaldo Rueda was Luis Diaz, the left pointer of the Porto FC of Portugal, who shone with notable goals against Brazil and Argentina, becoming the player to reference in the Colombian offense.
“We were on the verge of taking it forward, on penalties we already know that you have to have this conviction but we also have to have this little bit of luck. We did what we could, we did a great job and I’m very proud of my teammates and the coaching staff” Diaz commented in the press after the elimination of Colombia against Argentina, whose goalkeeper took all the covers.
This tournament was consecrating for the “guajiro”, who proved to have made a notable leap in quality since he arrived in Portuguese football in 2019. So far he has played 97 games with Porto, registering 25 goals and 13 assists, which has brought to be on the radar of large teams in Europe.