Author: Jordan Florit

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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 [...]
“Everything Happens For A Reason”: The International Goalkeeper In The Spanish Third Tier

“Everything Happens For A Reason”: The International Goalkeeper In The Spanish Third Tier

By Jordan Florit. Earlier this year as her 30th birthday approached, Andrea Tovar had achieved all but one dream of any little girl who hopes to on [...]
Floods, Faith, And Football: Yerliane Moreno’s Journey From The Brink To Spain’s Top Flight

Floods, Faith, And Football: Yerliane Moreno’s Journey From The Brink To Spain’s Top Flight

By Jordan Florit. In July 2015, 10-foot floods submerged the Venezuelan town of Guasdualito. It was the worst flooding in Apure State for over 20 y [...]
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