Reports are flying in that the aircraft that was carrying Chapecoense FC to Medellin for their Copa Sudamerica match has crashed near Medellin.
Radamel Falcao returns to the Colombian international setup after a long hiatus, while Chile will be without Arsenal's attacking spearhead Alexis Sanchez.
Chile and Colombia face each other in what is one of the most important fixtures in the CONMEBOL world cup qualifiers on Thursday evening.
Palmeiras centre-back Yerry Mina has reportedly reached a pre-agreement with Barcelona.
The Hard Tackle delivers the rumour breakdown revolving around Real Madrid superstar James Rodriguez and Manchester United.
Brazilian forward Luan scored Brazil's second goal in a 2-0 win over Colombia in the quarter-final of the Rio Olympics.
Neymar scored a wonderful free-kick to give Brazil an early 1-0 lead against Colombia in the quarter-final of the Rio Olympics.
Real Madrid attacking midfielder James Rodriguez is reportedly on his way out of the club with Manchester United the favourites to land the superstar.
2 days and one year ago to this day, Chelsea signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco. The move was met with shock and awe from many fans and neutrals alike, given that the Colombian was just coming off a horrid loan spell at Manchester United and wasn't the feared striker he once was.
Colombia somehow made it over the line on penalties against Peru in a match where they were expected to win while Chile marauded Mexico 7-0 in what was supposed to be an even match. Chile start as favorites based on form but Colombia can match Chile toe to toe in terms of squad quality and matchwinners.