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This is a list of all the South American Soccer articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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Renowned Football Clubs Founded In 1899 (10 Biggest Teams)

There are various renowned football clubs founded In 1899, and each of them has had a significant impact on the sport. Football, from time past, has always been one of the most popular sports on the planet, and it continues …

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Racing Club de Avellaneda: Big Five Club Of Argentine Soccer

The Racing Club de Avellaneda, also called Racing Club or simply Racing, is an Argentine professional sports club based in Avellaneda, a city in Buenos Aires. A member of the “big five” clubs of Argentine soccer, Foot Ball Racing Club …

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Who Was the First Soccer Country To Host Two World Cups?

In the 21st Century, so many sporting tournaments have already been held in different countries multiple times. These executive decisions are no joke and often reflect a country’s economic viability as it exhibits one’s capabilities to host such significant events. …

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1950 World Cup: The Host Brazil Versus Urugary In The Final

Following more than a decade of dictatorship, Brazil adopted a new democratic constitution in 1946. It was confirmed that in 1950 the country would host the fourth World Cup, the most significant international event to take place within its borders. …

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Leônidas Da Silva: The ‘Black Diamond’ Of Brazilian Soccer

Born near the center of Rio de Janeiro in 1913, Leônidas Da Silva started playing in 1930, before soccer became a professional sport. Two years later received his first national call-up. At the 1934 World Cup in Italy, he scored …

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Ricardo Rocha: The Former Defender Known As The Sherriff

For Santa Cruz, one of the big three soccer clubs in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, the deal struck back in early 1983 for Ricardo Rocha was just one of many done with smaller clubs from the interior. Yet even …

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Iván Kaviedes: The Ecuadorian Journeyman Nicknamed El Nine

Iván Kaviedes is a former professional soccer player from Ecuador. He represented the Ecuador national team on 57 occasions. He had a journeyman career at the club level and played for several clubs across Europe and the Americas. He played …

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Boca Juniors Fans: The Most Passionate Club Supporters

On the exterior of the world-famous La Bombonera stadium sit two outstanding murals by painter and sculptor Pérez Celis. They give a telling insight into the beautiful world of Boca Juniors fans and what heroes of yesteryear and the struggles …

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The Greatest Soccer Player Of All Time, Pele.

The Greatest Soccer Player Of All Time: Who’s The Best?

Pelé is often thought to be the greatest soccer player of all time. But how good was he? How do his records compare to other modern game greats, and what made this striker so special? Who Was The Greatest Soccer …

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Chile World Cup Team 2010

Chile World Cup Team 2010: Chilean National Team Players

Chile started the 2010 World Cup in a refined style, winning the first two group games 1-0 against Honduras and Switzerland. These six points were enough to qualify for the round of sixteen knockout stages. However, in the final group …

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