West Ham fans react to Yerry Mina's World Cup display against England

Colombia's defender Yerry Mina (C) walks past England's team players during the penalty shoot-out of the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Colombia and England at...

England sent reported West Ham target Yerry Mina and Colombia out of the World Cup.

Yerry Mina of Colombia looks dejected following his sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Colombia and England at Spartak Stadium on July 3, 2018 in...

Yerry Mina starred for Colombia in their penalty-shootout loss to England in the World Cup's Round of 16 on Tuesday night - and West Ham United fans were particularly impressed after being linked with the Barcelona defender.

Mina, 23, managed just six appearances for Barcelona last season but has shown that he has huge potential with three excellent performances at the World Cup for Colombia.

Colombia's defender Yerry Mina celebrates after scoring the equalizer during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Colombia and England at the Spartak Stadium in...

The former Palmeiras defender was on the bench for Colombia's first game which saw the South Americans lose to Japan, but he since scored three World Cup goals in three games - including the winner in a 1-0 win over Senegal.

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He found the back of the net in the 93rd minute to send the last 16 tie into extra time against England, with Kieran Trippier failing to prevent the header crossing the line as he only managed to divert the ball onto the bar and into the net.

Barcelona's Colombian defender Yerry Mina kicks the ball during the Spanish league football match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on May 20,...

Spanish outlet Don Balon claimed last month that West Ham were interested in signing Mina from Barcelona, with the club still said to be in the market for a centre-back despite signing Issa Diop for a club-record fee from Toulouse.

West Ham fans reacted on Twitter to Mina's performance despite it coming against England, praising the Barca defender and urging the Hammers to go out and buy the young star.

 

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