Category: Venezuela

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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 [...]
Academia Rey And The Promise Of Football In Lara

Academia Rey And The Promise Of Football In Lara

By Dominic José Bisogno. Of the 25 states, federal districts, federal dependencies of Venezuela, the flag of Lara may well be the country’s most st [...]
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 [...]
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