Maradona felt Geiger should have penalised Harry Kane for a foul on Colombia's Carlos Sanchez instead of awarding the penalty that allowed the England captain to open the scoring just before the hour mark in Moscow.
The Three Lions had been on top for most of the 90 minutes but appeared understandably deflated in extra time - although Danny Rose and Dier missed late chances to win the game and avoid a shootout.
Maradona, who mostly attended World Cup games in Russian Federation as a VIP guest of FIFA, was photographed before the game wearing a Colombia shirt. "They were a bit afraid. but we've been fearless, we've fought hard, we've never thrown in the towel", Pekerman said as players consoled each other in tears. "There could have been several red cards for off-the-ball stuff", he added. "It was a night when I knew we were going to get over the line".
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"Manager Gareth Southgate did not want the moment to pass and, although he hopes there are more times like this with his squad, he wanted them all to recognise their achievements".
England rested at their training base in Repino on Wednesday before starting preparations for Saturday's match against Sweden in Samara on Thursday.
"For me, it was one of those games that was so unusual", he said. England, however, had booked their knockout stage spot after two victories in their first two group matches, resting several players in their final group loss to Belgium.
By now, we're used to football petitions being created by bitter Liverpool fans but some Colombian folks have outdone them by setting up one in relation to their penalty shoot-out defeat to England. "You know you are standing there and if we don't get through from a game we played so well in, you know you will continue the history and mindset for teams to come".
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"If the referee had seen the headbutt it might have been a totally different game".
"Respect, fair play and joy for the game is all that matters tonight". Colombia has scored five goals in the tournament, with Yerry Mina getting two, and Falcao, Quintero and Cuadrado each with a single goal.
"The players have really executed everything (in the shootout) that we've talked about exceptionally well and we showed incredible resilience to come back from huge disappointment at the final whistle and keep our calm".
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