5 Christian footballers to keep your eye on at the World Cup this summer

2. Juan Cuadrado

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The tricky winger, Juan Cuadrado is one of Colombia’s biggest attacking threats. The Juventus star has been a sensation for the Italian giants after joining the Serie A team despite a slow-start to life in the Premier League with Chelsea.

Cuadrado’s pace and eye for a goal are without doubt his biggest assets. It will be interesting to see how Colombia fare in Russia after their formidable performance at the Brazil World Cup back in 2014. Cuadrado may be more familiar to football fans around the world, but did you know about his Christian faith?

The Colombian often uses social media platforms to share his faith with his followers. The 30-year-old posts images of him giving God the glory whilst on the pitch, kneeling down and raising his hands to the skies in awe.


Cuadrado often gives thanks and praise to God for all things that the beautiful game has gifted him and it’s refreshing to see such a high-profile individual humbling himself in-front of the crowds.

Another player who can tear things up in the final third, will Cuadrado be a key player is Colombia are to taste success in 2018?

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