Author: Louis Smith

South American Football Writer. I can be found on twitter @louissmith22

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Fernando Ovelar – The Boy Who Made History Targets Premier League Move

Fernando Ovelar – The Boy Who Made History Targets Premier League Move

By Louis Smith. Could you imagine a 14-year-old playing for your local amateur team on a Saturday afternoon? it would seem crazy, right? But in ...
Richard Sánchez On Moving From Olimpia To Mexico And Representing Paraguay

Richard Sánchez On Moving From Olimpia To Mexico And Representing Paraguay

By Louis Smith. In April 2017, the youth coaching staff at Asunción-based side Club Olimpia were filled with pride when one of their players, Richa ...
Olimpia President Marco Trovato: ‘I See Us Being Champions Of South America’

Olimpia President Marco Trovato: ‘I See Us Being Champions Of South America’

By Louis Smith. July 24th 2014 is a significant date in the history of Club Olimpia Asunción, who voted for Marco Trovato to be the new club presid ...
The Battle Of Porto Alegre

The Battle Of Porto Alegre

By Louis Smith. The last match of the Copa Libertadores, before the coronavirus put the tournament to a halt, saw fierce rivals Grêmio and Internac ...
South American Clubs Who Conquered The World

South American Clubs Who Conquered The World

By Louis Smith. 2000: Corinthians *Corinthians 0-0 Vasco da Gama (*Corinthians won 4-3 after penalties) Corinthians were crowned world champions ...
Paraguayan Club Atlético Tembetary Donate Food Parcels To Local Community

Paraguayan Club Atlético Tembetary Donate Food Parcels To Local Community

By Louis Smith. A positive story. Club Atlético Tembetary, a club playing in the lower leagues of Paraguayan football, helped out their local ne ...
The Journey Of Lucas Covolan: From Parana To Plainmoor

The Journey Of Lucas Covolan: From Parana To Plainmoor

By Louis Smith. If you were a Brazilian born in the 1990s you'd have had the privilege of watching some great players in the national team such as ...
Bragantino – The Red Bull Side Ready To Challenge The Status Quo In Brazil

Bragantino – The Red Bull Side Ready To Challenge The Status Quo In Brazil

By Louis Smith. The São Paulo region of Brazil is home to many traditional, renowned football clubs such Corinthians, Palmeiras, Santos, and São Pa ...
Ronaldinho Spends 40th Birthday Behind Bars In Paraguayan Prison

Ronaldinho Spends 40th Birthday Behind Bars In Paraguayan Prison

By Louis Smith. Most sporting events have now been suspended in an attempt to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but one storyline involving a ...
Anderson Arroyo: ‘My Dream Is To Make My Debut For Liverpool’

Anderson Arroyo: ‘My Dream Is To Make My Debut For Liverpool’

By Louis Smith. Liverpool has been home to a number South American stars over the years and many of the current bunch, all Brazilians, are among th ...
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