In preparation for tonight's exciting World Cup quarter-final against Brazil, Colombia's star man James Rodriguez has shown his funny side by playing a hysterical prank on his unsuspecting teammate Pablo Armero.
The Daily Mail reports that 22-year-old Rodriguez, along with some help from Juan Cuadrado and Carlos Bacca, are seen hiding in the hotel room of left-back Pablo Amero and then going on to quite frankly scare the living daylights out of him.
The video, which has already jumped all over social media platforms, also includes Rodriquez describing the prank before they play it out by saying, "We're going to scare 'little' Amero", before they jump out from behind the curtains.
Despite not being directly related to football, the story shows that the Colombian team don't seem to be daunted by their showdown in Fortaleza tonight, as they find the time to relax and share laughter.
The South Americans, who are shockingly playing in only their first World Cup in 16 years, have exploded into this tournament by convincingly brushing aside good teams in all four games they have played.
They have done so by playing fluent and exciting attacking football, demonstrating immense confidence and endeavour in the process. This has given them a glorious chance to beat the hosts and reach the semi-finals.
As good as Colombia have been, it has been young Rodriguez who has stolen the show, with his impressive total of five goals so far making him top goalscorer.
This has resulted in huge speculation that he will make a big-money move to Real Madrid, only a year after Monaco bought him in a £70 million double deal that included Joao Moutinho.
The forward's performances have made him hot property and rightly so but right now, he will have to be concentrating solely on the game tonight.
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