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James Rodriguez Leads Colombia To World Cup Quarterfinals
With five goals, James Rodriguez is the leading scorer, one ahead of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Thomas Muller, and has now scored in each of Colombia's four games at the World Cup.
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Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the group C World Cup soccer match between Japan and Colombia at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, Brazil, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Colombia's James Rodriguez (10) waves to fans following his team's 3-0 victory over Greece during the group C World Cup soccer match between Colombia and Greece at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Saturday, June 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
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Colombia's James Rodriguez, left, and teammates stretch during a training session of Colombia at Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014. Colombia play in group C of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

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Colombia's James Rodriguez (10) celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side's third goal during the group C World Cup soccer match between Colombia and Greece at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Saturday, June 14, 2014. Colombia defeated Greece 3-0. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
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Colombia's James Rodriguez speaks at a press conference at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Colombia plays in group C in the Brazil 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Colombia's James Rodriguez warms up during a training session one day before his team's World Cup soccer match with Uruguay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, June 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Colombia's James Rodriguez (10) celebrates with his teammates after he scored his side's second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Colombia's James Rodriguez, rear, brings down Uruguay's Gaston Ramirez during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Colombia's James Rodriguez, center, celebrates with his teammates after scoring their side's second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Fabrizio Bensch, Pool)
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Colombia's James Rodriguez (10) celebrates with his teammate Juan Cuadrado (11) after he scored his side's second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates after he scored his side's second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Colombia's James Rodriguez, left, scores the opening goal past Uruguay's Diego Godin, front, as Uruguay's Egidio Arevalo Rios gives chase during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, pool)
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Colombia's James Rodriguez, right, celebrates with Cristian Zapata after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

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Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates scoring the opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, pool)
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Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the group C World Cup soccer match between Japan and Colombia at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, Brazil, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the group C World Cup soccer match between Japan and Colombia at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, Brazil, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 18: James Rodriguez and Fernando Reges of FC Porto lift the trophy during the UEFA Europa League Final between FC Porto and SC Braga at Dublin Arena on May 18, 2011 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
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PORTO, PORTUGAL - FEBRUARY 16: James Rodriguez of FC Porto during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg match between FC Porto and Manchester City at Estadio do Dragao on February 16, 2012 in Porto, Portugal. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
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VALENCIA, SPAIN - JULY 28: James Rodriguez of FC Porto poses prior to a Pre-Season friendly match between Valencia CF and FC Porto at Estadio Mestalla on July 28, 2012 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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VALENCIA, SPAIN - JULY 28: James Rodriguez (R) of FC Porto duels for the ball with Jonas of Valencia CFduring a Pre-Season friendly match between Valencia CF and FC Porto at Estadio Mestalla on July 28, 2012 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - NOVEMBER 19: James Rodriguez of Colombia is challenged by Gregory van der Wiel of Netherlands during the International Friendly match between Netherlands and Colombia at Amsterdam ArenA on November 19, 2013 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
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MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA - JUNE 29: James Rodriguez of The Rest of the World XI (C) poses with fans at the Messi & Friends v The Rest of the World XI charity soccer match at the Atanasio Giradot Stadium on June 29, 2013 in Medellin, Colombia. (Photo by Gal Schweizer/Getty Images)
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MALAGA, SPAIN - MARCH 13: James Rodriguez of FC Porto points during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Malaga CF and FC Porto at La Rosaleda Stadium on March 13, 2013 in Malaga, Spain. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
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LILLE, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 03: James David Rodriguez Rubio of Monaco (C) is challenged by Antonio Mavuba of Lille (L) during the French Ligue 1 match between OSC Lille and AS Monaco at the Grand Stade Metropole Villeneuve-d'Ascq on November 3, 2013 in Lille, France. (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images)
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BARCELONA, SPAIN - AUGUST 14: James Rodriguez of Colombia lines up ahead of the International Friendly match between Colombia and Serbia at the Mini Estadi Stadium on August 14, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)
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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - NOVEMBER 14: James Rodriguez of Colombia during the International Friendly match between Belgium and Colombia at King Baudouin Stadium on November 14, 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)
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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - NOVEMBER 14: James Rodriguez of Colombia runs with the ball during the international friendly match between Belgium and Colombia at King Badouin stadium on November 14, 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)
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BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 14: James Rodriguez of Colombia kicks the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group C match between Colombia and Greece at Estadio Mineirao on June 14, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - NOVEMBER 19: James Rodriguez of Colombia in action during the friendly International match between the Netherlands and Colombia at the Amsterdam Arena on November 19, 2013 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - NOVEMBER 19: James Rodriguez of Colombia runs with the ball during the International Friendly match between Netherlands and Colombia at Amsterdam ArenA on November 19, 2013 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
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BRASILIA, BRAZIL - JUNE 19: James Rodriguez of Colombia lies on the field reacting during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group C match between Colombia and Cote D'Ivoire at Estadio Nacional on June 19, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
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BRASILIA, BRAZIL - JUNE 19: James Rodriguez of Colombia celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group C match between Colombia and Cote D'Ivoire at Estadio Nacional on June 19, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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BRASILIA, BRAZIL - JUNE 19: James Rodriguez (L) and Juan Camilo Zuniga of Colombia sing the National Anthem prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group C match between Colombia and Cote D'Ivoire at Estadio Nacional on June 19, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 28: James Rodriguez of Colombia celebrates scoring his team's second goal and his second of the game during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Colombia and Uruguay at Maracana on June 28, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
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James Rodriguez Leads Colombia To World Cup Quarterfinals

With five goals, James Rodriguez is the leading scorer, one ahead of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Thomas Muller, and has now scored in each of Colombia's four games at the World Cup.

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