Colombia are amongst the seeds in the Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, and FIFA.com brings you the background behind their surge up the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.
There were emphatic wins for Argentina and Colombia on Matchday 11 of the South American qualifying competition for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. Separated by four points, the duo are now clear at the top of the table.
Colombia remained firmly on course for an automatic FIFA World Cup berth after sweeping Bolivia aside to head into second place in the CONMEBOL qualifying group.
Giampaolo Pazzini, David Beckham and Wesley Sonck star alongside Colombia and Ecuador in a FIFA World Cup-dominated statistical review.
Argentina, Chile and Uruguay were the big winners on Matchday 11, while Bolivia and Peru dropped out of contention and Brazil slipped to fourth.
There were headline-grabbing wins for Colo Colo, Sao Paulo, Sport Recife and Libertad as the Copa Libertadores group phase begins to take shape.