"Midfielders: Carlos Sanchez -, Fredy Guarin -, Abel Aguilar -, Aldo Leao Ramirez -, Juan Fernando Quintero -, Victor Ibarbo -, James Rodriguez -, Macnelly Torres -, Juan Guilermo Cuadrado -, Edwin Valencia -, Alexander Mejia -, Elkin Soto -"
Bogota, May 14 - Colombia coach Jose Pekerman has named Monaco forward Radamel Falcao in his provisional 30-man World Cup squad.

Falcao has not played since rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in January, reported Xinhua.

Last month, the former River Plate, Porto and Atletico Madrid forward hinted he was on track to be fit for the June 12-July 13 tournament in Brazil by describing his recovery as satisfactory.

Falcao is joined in the squad by his Monaco teammate James Rodrigues while the list also includes Porto striker Jackson Martinez, Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado and Inter Milan midfielder Fredy Guarin.

Pekerman will cut the squad to 23 by June 2. Colombia have been drawn in the World Cup's Group C alongside Greece, Cote D'Ivoire and Japan.

Squad:

Goalkeepers: David Ospina -, Faryd Mondragon -, Camilo Vargas -

Defenders: Mario Yepes -, Aquivaldo Mosquera -, Cristian Zapata -, Carlos Valdes -, Amaranto Perea -, Eder Alvarez Balanta -, Santiago Arias -, Camilo Zuniga -, Pablo Armero -

Midfielders: Carlos Sanchez -, Fredy Guarin -, Abel Aguilar -, Aldo Leao Ramirez -, Juan Fernando Quintero -, Victor Ibarbo -, James Rodriguez -, Macnelly Torres -, Juan Guilermo Cuadrado -, Edwin Valencia -, Alexander Mejia -, Elkin Soto -

Forwards: Radamel Falcao -, Carlos Bacca -, Adrian Ramos -, Luis Fernando Muriel -, Teofilo Gutierrez -, Jackson Martinez -.


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