Jaw-dropping Footage Appears To Show Falcao Negotiating Draw With Peru Players

Jaw-dropping Footage Appears To Show Falcao Negotiating Draw With Peru Players

Plenty questioned Colombia striker Radamel Falcao's actions towards the end of the game, with some suggesting he was telling Peru to play out the draw that helped both sides.

Colombia and Chile had been provisionally in fifth during Wednesday's games before Peru found the goal they needed to keep their World Cup dreams alive.

"There is moderation because the World Cup is going to be much more hard and we must build on what was done in Brazil".

"Peru are very good, they are highly ranked and they got a great result against Argentina in qualification, but I feel, out of all of them, we can take confidence out of having to play them".

The match ended in a draw, meaning Colombia qualified automatically for next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation, while Peru secured a place in the play-off.

"They knew the situations from the other grounds. I spoke with Radamel, who told me we were both qualified (as things stood), but it's football and we play to win".

Federation Internationale de Football Association are yet to make any comment regarding the accusations of match-fixing.

The former Manchester United and Chelsea man was seen covering his mouth and speaking animatedly to some of the Peru players, while appearing to gently push one player over to his nearby team-mates to pass on a message.

But a goal with around 10 minutes remaining earned the home team a 1-1 draw and left them in fifth-place, where they had been after the penultimate round of matches. "What pact? That's speculation", he told RPP radio station.

A 1-1 stalemate in the final round of CONMEBOL fixtures proved to be enough to see Colombia through to next summer's showpiece in Russian Federation, while earning Peru a play-off spot.

"The last game against Japan was better than the previous games (at the Confederations Cup) - we get our belief from that, knowing we can compete and bearing in mind all of those have been away", Hudson said.

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