Seventy years ago, 38-year-old fledgling Roberto Nascimento da Silva Lazaró departed his hometown Medellín to begin his quest to become a Football Manager. Most the kids he grew up with on the streets scoffed and mocked, but Robinho Lazaró very much had the last laugh.
Aventuras Américas | Part 99 | Club América: Prodigious Youth Development
We had to target blog number 100 in this series, considering Robinho Lazaró had passed the milestone of being a 100-year-old Football Manager.
Aventuras Américas | Part 98 | Católica #4: An Inspired Signing
100-year-old Football Manager Robinho Lazaró had begun life back at Universidad Católica pretty well. He'd seen some positive signs and managed to bring in decent money for some of the club's older players.
Aventuras Américas | Part 97 | Católica #3: 100-Year-Old Football Manager
Would you fancy a 100-year-old man taking charge of your football club? Fans of Cruzados were about to find out if Robinho Lazaró was still up to the task!
Aventuras Américas | Part 96 | An Ode To The Greatest Of All Time
José Mourinho may consider himself "the special one" but there was no doubting that Roberto Nascimento da Silva Lazaró was "the great one."
Aventuras Américas | Part 95 | River #5: Robinho Lazaró: Greatest Football Manager Of All Time
At the ripe old age of 90, Robinho Lazaró was on the verge of the ultimate honour for any Football Manager. The wily old manager was just three points away from becoming the greatest of all time, which meant he just needed to add one more trophy to his outrageous tally of 80 cup and... Continue Reading →
Aventuras Américas | Part 94 | River #4: 90-Year-Old Lazaró Chases 40th Title
Robinho Lazaró was oh-so-close to becoming the greatest Football Manager of all time with his dominant young River Plate side taking Argentina by storm.
Aventuras Américas | Part 93 | River #3: Superclásico Copa Libertadores Final
Robinho Lazaró wrapped up title number 39 on his Aventuras Américas journey as his River Plate dominated the Argentinian league, led largely by the sensational form of attacking midfielder and club captain Alejo Zalazar.
Aventuras Américas | Part 92 | River #2: Stuttering Title Bid?
River Plate were looking uncatchable at the top of Argentina’s Liga Profesional de Fútbol. They led rivals Boca by a massive 14 points with 16 games remaining, having already strolled to success in Copa Argentina.
Aventuras Américas | Part 91 | River #1: Bienvenido A Buenos Aires!
After 51 years as a Football Manager, it had long been Robinho Lazaró's dream to lead one of the big Buenos Aires sides. And now he finally had his chance, as underperforming River Plate looked to the title specialist as their saviour.