Colombia even beat Venezuela in the last round of the World Cup qualifiers, but it was not enough to qualify for the test. to be held in Qatar.
Peru secured fifth place in the South American zone, which gives access to the play-offs with the fifth classified in the Asian zone, and left the team of Uribe and Luis Díaz regretting the points lost throughout of the rank.
In reaction to this result, in a country that lives football passionately, the newspaper El Tiempo published an obituary of the coffee team, in which it does not forget Carlos Queiroz, the Portuguese coach who started the qualification with two losses and a draw in the first four days. .
But Queiroz is far from the only culprit pointed out in the morbidly humorous publication.
“The Colombian team rests in the peace of elimination. The president of the Federation, its vice-presidents; coach Reinaldo Rivera and the rest of the technical team, former coach Carlos Queiroz and the technical staff , and the 42 footballers who competed in the qualification for the Qatar World Cup, I invite the supporters to the wake and the world funeral which will take place from today all over the country”, reads this newspaper. which ends the publication with a request.
“Please don’t send flowers”.