Alfredo Morelos Wins Costamar Cup for Colombia Over Peru

MORELOS CUP
Adriana Correa

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  • The Rangers star who hails from Cordoba, Colombia currently holds the highest ranking for his team in the Scottish premier league

Move over James and Falcao - there’s a new player in town!

Sporting the number 9 jersey for Colombia, Alfredo Morelos closed out the Costamar Cup against Peru right here in South Florida by scoring the winning goal last night at the Hard Rock Stadium

Morelos who plays in Europe for the Rangers FC in Glasgow, Scotland, was awarded a free-kick in extra time and in the 93rd minute the 23-year old took the shot to seal the 1-0 win for his home country in front of a crowd of 36,063 fans.

The Rangers star who hails from Cordoba, Colombia currently holds the highest ranking for his team in the Scottish premier league, and according to coach Carlos Quieroz he believes Morelos has show what it takes to bring Colombia up the FIFA ranks once again.

Colombia plays Ecuador next Wednesday in New Jersey at Red Bull Arena.

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