Author: Jordan Florit

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5 Players Under 23 Lighting Up The Venezuelan Primera División

5 Players Under 23 Lighting Up The Venezuelan Primera División

With four of its youngsters already named in CIES’ Top 100 Teenagers list this year, Liga FUTVE is proving to be a hotbed of young talent. WFi's Ve [...]
Juan Camilo Pérez – The ‘Falso Lateral’ Taking Carabobo Towards Continental Qualification


Juan Camilo Pérez – The ‘Falso Lateral’ Taking Carabobo Towards Continental Qualification


By Jordan Florit. After the global COVID pandemic put football on hold for seven months in Venezuela, its top-flight restarted in October 2020 with [...]
No Context Venezuela: The Narratives Lost To Unavoidable Headlines

No Context Venezuela: The Narratives Lost To Unavoidable Headlines

By Jordan Florit. Venezuela’s Copa America campaign was over before it began. At least that is the narrative that will likely persist when context [...]
“Mano, Tengo Fe” – The Meme Uniting Venezuela At The Copa América

“Mano, Tengo Fe” – The Meme Uniting Venezuela At The Copa América

By Jordan Florit. For the third game running, Venezuela took to the pitch in the Copa América with a severely depleted squad and left it with their [...]
Wuilker Faríñez: Venezuela’s Safe Hands Amid Copa America Chaos

Wuilker Faríñez: Venezuela’s Safe Hands Amid Copa America Chaos

By Jordan Florit. Venezuela fans and pundits alike would have been forgiven for expecting the worst against Colombia on Thursday night. Having w [...]
Adrián Martínez – Venezuelan Second Tier To Copa América In 3 Years

Adrián Martínez – Venezuelan Second Tier To Copa América In 3 Years

By Jordan Florit. When the whistle blew for the opener of the 2021 Copa América, many expected last-minute hosts Brazil to trounce Venezuela. The r [...]
10 Venezuelan Wonderkids To Watch Out For In 2021

10 Venezuelan Wonderkids To Watch Out For In 2021

By Jordan Florit. After months of uncertainty, one postponement, and a last-minute press conference announcing its start at four days’ notice, the [...]
Oliver Cawthorne: Loughborough University’s Venezuelan Defender With International Ambition

Oliver Cawthorne: Loughborough University’s Venezuelan Defender With International Ambition

By Jordan Florit. In 2020, Loughborough University was once again widely recognised as Britain’s best for sport and topped the QS World University [...]
How Darwin Machís Became The Standout Player For Venezuela And Granada

How Darwin Machís Became The Standout Player For Venezuela And Granada

By Jordan Florit. Can a player have a breakthrough year at the age of 27, amid a worldwide pandemic and after five loans in six years? And can they [...]
How James Ward-Prowse Became More Than A Set Piece Specialist Under Ralph Hasenhüttl

How James Ward-Prowse Became More Than A Set Piece Specialist Under Ralph Hasenhüttl

By Jordan Florit. On 25 October 2011, a 16-year-old James Ward-Prowse made his Southampton debut. A little over nine years later, he has played und [...]
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