Luka Modric makes a nice gesture with James Rodriguez on Instagram

James Rodríguez shows his quality, shuts mouths, changes discourses and earns praise from Luka Modric.

By William Gamboa Knob

07/07/2024 – 22:24hs COT

07/07/2024 – 22:24hs COT

James Rodriguez, Sao Paulo midfielder.

By William Gamboa Knob

James Rodriguez He shows his quality, silences mouths, changes speeches and earns the praise of an entire country. The 2024 Copa América is a true reflection of his entire sporting level. He feels the power of the ‘Tricolor’ shirt. He is a master from the inside of the field. His level is superlative in the United States, to such an extent that another legend has dedicated gestures to him that recognize his talents.

A nod with a taste of Real Madrid. Croatian Luka Modric knows perfectly well who James Rodriguez is, Modric, who was his teammate for several seasons at the best club in world football, dedicated a few words to the Colombian that reveal his tenacity on the pitch and that he still has friends off the pitch. Modric writing to you is already a big deal.

Against the Selection PanamaJames Rodriguez was the great figure for Colombia, scoring from the penalty spot and being everywhere, without denying a drop of sweat, making it count in every possession. He put his body in, touched the ball, accelerated, changed pace, finished, shouted, recovered. Just as a captain of a national team should behave. It was a 5-0 thrashing and he is the leader who unites a group of players who never tire of dreaming.

James Rodríguez con Luka Modric. (Photo by Angel Martinez/Getty Images)

In a post on the social network Instagram, Luka Modric showed the affection he feels for James Rodríguez. The Colombian midfielder posted a photo celebrating the victory against Panama and the Croatian posted a fire emoji in the responses, showing the high level he has been able to find in the United States tournament.

Record achieved by James Rodríguez in the 2024 Copa América

And James Rodríguez also achieved something that had never happened in the entire history of the Copa América, as he provided two assists and scored a goal against Panama in the first half, participating in all three goals, something that had never happened in this competition in a direct elimination duel, as reported by the famous Spanish statesman through his X account, MisterChip.

“For the FIRST time in the entire history of the Copa América, a player has had direct participation (scoring or assisting) in 3 goals in the first half of a knockout match. He was born in Cúcuta and his name is James David Rodríguez Rubio,” he said. Alexis on the social network, highlighting how relevant it has been James for Colombia.

william knob gamboa

Social Communicator and Journalist specialized in sports with more than 9 years of experience in the media. With a football mind and a Santafereño heart, passionate about cycling. I cover the day-to-day of Colombian football, Atlético Nacional, América de Cali, Millonarios, the Colombian National Team, Colombian players abroad, etc. Diploma in sports journalism / tactics and strategy in football and digital journalism. I have worked in highly recognized media such as El Espectador, Diario AS Colombia, El Periódico Deportivo and Coverage in Bolavip since 2021.

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