Colombia beat Venezuela in the last round of the South American zone qualification phase for the 2022 World Cup, but failed to qualify for Qatar.
Peru secured fifth place, which gives access to the “play-off” with the team ranked fifth in the Asian zone, and left the selection of Uribe (FC Porto) and Luis Díaz (Liverpool) crying over the points lost throughout the classification. .
In reaction to this result, the newspaper El Tiempo published an obituary of the selection Coffee machinein which he did not forget Carlos Queiroz, the Portuguese coach who started qualifying with two defeats and a draw in the first four rounds – he, however, resigned on Tuesday as Egypt coach
“The Colombia team rests in the peace of elimination. The president of the Federation, its vice-presidents; coach Reinaldo Rivera and the rest of the coaching staff, former coach Carlos Queiroz and his team of coaches, and the 42 footballers who competed in the qualification for the Qatar World Cup invite the supporters to the wake and the world funeral which takes place throughout the country”, is it read in the newspaper which ends publication with a request, full of irony: “Please do not send flowers.”