Author: Louis Smith

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

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Douglas Santos On Winning Olympic Gold With Brazil & Loving Life At Zenit

Douglas Santos On Winning Olympic Gold With Brazil & Loving Life At Zenit

By Louis Smith. Douglas Santos is slowly beginning to make a name for himself In Europe at Russian club Zenit Saint Petersburg, but it's his journe [...]
Peñarol’s Uruguay U23 International Joaquin Piquerez Talks Uruguayan Football & Olympic Qualifiers

Peñarol’s Uruguay U23 International Joaquin Piquerez Talks Uruguayan Football & Olympic Qualifiers

By Louis Smith. Uruguay is the most successful nation in South American football. Every young child growing up in the country wants to become a pro [...]
Fabinho: Liverpool Midfielder Puts In Dominant Display Befitting Of A Champion

Fabinho: Liverpool Midfielder Puts In Dominant Display Befitting Of A Champion

By Louis Smith. Liverpool enjoyed a rampant 4-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Wednesday, in the process putting them just two points away from tit [...]
Brazilian Football To Return But Not Without Controversy

Brazilian Football To Return But Not Without Controversy

By Louis Smith. After just over three months, South American football is set to return tonight as Flamengo take on Bangú in the Campeonato Carioca [...]
Guillermo Cotugno On 2 League Titles, Playing At Anfield & Moving To Poland

Guillermo Cotugno On 2 League Titles, Playing At Anfield & Moving To Poland

By Louis Smith. Danubio FC of Uruguay have produced some remarkable talents over the years with the likes Jose Gimenez, Edinson Cavani, and Diego F [...]
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 [...]
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