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'La Seleccion': Colombian Soccer in a Soap Opera World


Colombian goalie Rene Higuita makes a save during a practice session in Asuncion, July 6. Colombia will face Ecuador in their third Copa America match on July 7.




You don't have to be all that fit to enjoy the TV soap opera that millions of people are watching right now in Colombia.

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This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the full interview.

Although, it is about sports. Sort of.

"La Seleccion" is a TV series about some star Colombian soccer players.

Host Aaron Schachter talks with The World's one-man soccer desk William Troop about the drama of life on, and off, the pitch.