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Soccer-No Tiger in tank for Colombia as Falcao ruled out
* Striker not fully recovered from knee surgery * Experienced defender Perea also misses cut (Adds quotes) BUENOS AIRES, June 2 (Reuters) - Colombia striker Radamel Falcao has failed to recover from knee surgery and was left out of their World Cup squad on Monday, coach Jose Pekerman announced. The 28-year-old ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee while playing for Monaco in a French Cup match in January. Falcao, nicknamed Tiger, was a key element of the Colombia squad that finished second to Argentina in the South American qualifying group, scoring nine goals in 13 matches. More...
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