Jose Pekerman feels honored for going down in Mineirão's history

Colombia coach is glad for being present at the first match at Mineirão in World Cups and thanks the warmth of Belo Horizonte people towards his players

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Coach is glad for the result and for going down in Pampulha's Giant's history in World Cup's matches
Coach is glad for the result and for going down in Pampulha's Giant's history in World Cup's matches

The 3 to 1 victory has been more its worth than the three points on the classification table of  World Cup group C.The result and the triumph make Jose Pekerman and his team go down in Mineirão's history. The stadium has hosted, on this Saturday (14) afternoon, its first World Cup match.

Colombian coach was glad for being part of such an important moment of the stadium and has thanked the warmth that he and his players have received at their stay in Belo Horizonte. "This is fantastic. There are facts that get marked in history. Getting victorious from this match is something really important, even more knowing that it will be a victory with a historic memory attached to it. I take this chance to thank, on behalf of Colombia, for all the support that Belo Horizonte people has given us. I would really like to thank for everything", said Pekerman.

Translated by Raquel Sodré

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