UNIVERSITARIO X ALIANZA LIMA: THE UNDYING ANIMOSITY OF PERU’S FIERCEST FOOTBALL RIVALRY

When our minds are drawn to South American football rivalries, the high-profile clashes come to mind. Boca Juniors against River Plate, Corinthians squaring off against Palmeiras and Racing Club playing Independiente, to name a few. Often going under the radar is one of South America’s most passionate rivalries – one dating back to 1928 – and the clash between Peru’s two heavyweights, Alianza Lima and … Continue reading UNIVERSITARIO X ALIANZA LIMA: THE UNDYING ANIMOSITY OF PERU’S FIERCEST FOOTBALL RIVALRY

PAOLO GUERRERO AND THE ETERNAL FIGHT

Paolo Guerrero is certainly no stranger to newsworthy suspensions. He made headlines for throwing a water bottle at a fan in the early days of his playing career. Years later, FIFA handed him a six-game suspension from the Peruvian national team for insulting a referee. None of these experiences could have possibly prepared him for what would be the most complicated suspension of his life. … Continue reading PAOLO GUERRERO AND THE ETERNAL FIGHT