Juan Zuniga

  • World Cup 2014: Emotional Neymar cries as he recalls Zuniga challenge July 11, 2014

    An emotional Neymar cried as he recalled the challenge that ended his World Cup on Thursday and said he felt blessed not to have ended up in a wheelchair. Colombia defender Juan Zuniga kneed the Brazil forward in the back in the closing stages of the hosts' 2-1 quarter-final victory, ruling...
  • World Cup 2014: I never meant to hurt Neymar, says Colombia's Zuniga July 5, 2014

    Colombia defender Juan Zuniga said he did not deliberately try to hurt Brazil forward Neymar when he kneed him in the back on Friday, fracturing his vertebra and ruling the marquee player out of the rest of the World Cup. Brazil held on for a 2-1 quarter-final win over their fellow...
  • Napoli players banned after Italian Supercup August 14, 2012

    Milan: Three Napoli players have been suspended in the aftermath of a fractious Italian Supercup against Juventus on Saturday. Goran Pandev and Andrea Dossena were given two-match suspensions, while Juan Zuniga got a one-match ban. Juventus beat Napoli 4-2 to win the Italian Supercup after scoring twice in extra time. Pandev and Zuniga...