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Latin American football

Latin America’s biggest derbies

On the continent where football is king, certain club rivalries stand head and shoulders above the rest. Famed for their raucous atmospheres and scintillating play, matches in Latin America are far removed from those we attend in the UK. BristoLatino’s Sports Editor Jamie Vaughan Johnson takes a look at five unmissable Latin American football rivalries. […]

Brits Abroad

BristoLatino sports editor Joe Brandon asks members of the recently formed No Hablo Español Modern Languages football team how it feels to be an hincha. With the chance to study languages at the University of Bristol comes the chance to travel to the far reaches of the world, including the continent of South America. Those lucky enough to land […]

Is Colombia the dark horse of the 2014 World Cup?

Bristolatino’s Sports Editor Freddy Hare tells us why he thinks the Colombian selección will surprise and impress in the upcoming World Cup in Brazil. The term ‘Golden Generation’ is thrown around quite loosely these days. Indeed, the England side of the 2000s was our ‘Golden Generation’ and Three Lions fans have been rewarded with lacklustre displays […]

Latin America provides Europe’s football stars

Bristolatino’s Sports editor Freddy Hare tells us why Latin American footballers continue to make the journey across the Atlantic in pursuit of a European career. A quick glance at any Latin American country’s Wikipedia page will tell you that they are almost all exporters of raw materials such as oil, gas, metals, coffee and sugar. However, […]