A homage to Verón

If you can remember new year’s day, you’ll remember that Juan Sebastián Verón was recently named South America’s Footballer Of The Year for 2008 by El País of Montevideo. Well now, on Soccernet, you can read more about why I was pleased to see him take the award.

‘Footballers produced by South America come in all shapes and sizes, but too often they’re viewed in one way: as up-and-coming stars of the future. So it’s nice that from time to time the continent recognises a player at the other end of his career.’

To read the full article on Soccernet, click here.

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