Colombia's Rodriguez denies bust-up after Ecuador mauling.

QUITO -- Colombia's James Rodriguez has strongly denied reports he was involved in a dressing-room bust-up after the national team's 6-1 defeat by Ecuador in a World Cup qualifier this week. The Everton midfielder said the speculation about confrontations between team mates after the loss were "slander" designed to create discord in the struggling squad. "I DENY all kinds of supposed information alluding to mistreatment, aggressions, disputes or any kind of controversy between players and that mentions me

as a protagonist," Rodriguez said in a statement on Twitter. The defeat in Quito was Colombia's heaviest qualifying...

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