Villarreal loan spell sealed World Cup dream, says Bacca

Carlos Bacca is relieved to be back in Italy ahead of the World Cup but insists joining Villarreal on loan helped him to secure a place in Colombia's squad.

The striker endured a frustrating 2016-17 campaign at struggling Serie A giants AC Milan, scoring 13 goals in 32 league appearances and enduring a strained relationship with head coach Vincenzo Montella, who was sacked in November. 

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