But Colombia's Mateus Uribe hit the bar and England's Jordan Pickford saved from Carlos Bacca, leaving Eric Dier to score the decisive penalty and earn a quarter-final against Sweden, while denying the Colombians a second straight run to the last eight.
It was the dirtiest team I've ever come up against, in the respect of when we won a penalty, surrounding the referee, pushing the referee, the headbutt you've all seen, scuffing the penalty spot and a lot of off the ball stuff I'm sure you've not heard about.
'There could have been several red cards, ' the Manchester City defender said.
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He told Venezuelan television channel Telesur: "The penalty was not a penalty; it was a foul by Kane..."
"This situation was undermining us", said Falcao. "I apologise to all the Colombian people, but they must know the players are not to blame".
Argentinian Diego Maradona, a World Cup victor in 1986, was also angry with that decision and Geiger's performance, calling the result a "monumental robbery" in an interview with Venezuelan television channel Telesur. They were trying to do everything they could to get into our heads but we kept cool - and that's the most important thing.
Maradona infamously knocked out England at the 1986 World Cup with his "Hand of God" goal - one of the most controversial act in the tournament's history. "We knew what would get thrown at us and that was kinda silly from him", he added.More news: Asia stocks on edge before tariff deadline in Sino-US trade row
He was also live streamed watching the tense penalty shootout on his Instagram account, during which he cheered Colombia's goals and England midfielder Jordan Henderson's missed penalty.
Beat Sweden, and England has a game against Croatia or host nation Russian Federation to reach a first World Cup final since 1966. "I want to congratulate Gareth Southgate and his team on a great performance".
According to Football West, Leeson had another big win just moments later, buying a ticket to England's quarter final clash off a Colombian supporter.
"Our historic record against them is another one we have to put right, but I think we have always viewed them at our level and I don't think that's right because their tournament record is better than ours".More news: Help avoid a hosepipe ban