Author: Louis Smith

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

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Toxic Scenes In Mineirão As Cruzeiro Sink To Serie B

Toxic Scenes In Mineirão As Cruzeiro Sink To Serie B

By Louis Smith. Sunday December 8, 2019. A historic day for Cruzeiro but for all the wrong reasons, on and off the field. Going into the final d ...
Judgement Day For Cruzeiro & Ceara In Final Day Of Brazilian Championship

Judgement Day For Cruzeiro & Ceara In Final Day Of Brazilian Championship

By Louis Smith. With all but one continental place and the title already decided, attention turns to see who will claim the unwanted final relegati ...
10 Players Who Conquered Europe And South America

10 Players Who Conquered Europe And South America

By Louis Smith. Flamengo’s Copa Libertadores victory saw their right-back, Rafinha, join an elite list with nine other players who have lifted both ...
Flamengo Fans Full Of Belief Ahead Of First Libertadores Final Since 1981

Flamengo Fans Full Of Belief Ahead Of First Libertadores Final Since 1981

By Louis Smith. Copa Libertadores final fever is flowing through the streets of Rio as Flamengo are set to take part in their first final since 198 ...
Sergio Órteman: The Best Player At The 2002 Libertadores Reflects On Olimpia’s Triumph

Sergio Órteman: The Best Player At The 2002 Libertadores Reflects On Olimpia’s Triumph

By Louis Smith. The Copa Libertadores is the pinnacle of South American club football. It is simply the greatest tournament that the continent has ...
Messi Returns & Villains Make Brazil Squad – South America International Preview

Messi Returns & Villains Make Brazil Squad – South America International Preview

By Louis Smith. This week marks the final set of international fixtures in 2019. For the South Americans, it is the last get together before the al ...
Crowd Trouble Overshadows Fortaleza Victory In Clássico-Rei

Crowd Trouble Overshadows Fortaleza Victory In Clássico-Rei

By Louis Smith. There was delight for fans of Fortaleza on Sunday evening as they watched their side record a victory over bitter rivals Ceará. The ...
Relegation Or Sudamericana? Plenty At Stake In Fortaleza vs Ceara – Clássico-Rei

Relegation Or Sudamericana? Plenty At Stake In Fortaleza vs Ceara – Clássico-Rei

By Louis Smith. This weekend the second Clássico-Rei of the season takes place in Brazil and this time out there is much more than pride at stake f ...
Mathias Villasanti On Paraguay Debut & Copa Libertadores Experience

Mathias Villasanti On Paraguay Debut & Copa Libertadores Experience

By Louis Smith. Last month, Mathías Villasanti was one of three new players to earn a senior international cap for Paraguay as they travelled to Eu ...
Alefe Santos: From The Streets Of Sao Paulo To Aldershot Town

Alefe Santos: From The Streets Of Sao Paulo To Aldershot Town

By Louis Smith. Alefe Santos is a Brazilian winger playing for Aldershot Town in the National League -- a player from South America playing in the ...
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