As the clock ticked over to 2042, Robinho Lazaró called off his time at Envigado, standing down as a true legend of the club. He'd taken a club from relegation favourites in 2021 to becoming one of the best teams in South America, purely using homegrown talents from the Envigado Wonderkid Factory.
Wonderkid Factory | Part 13 | Fully Homegrown
A summer break was much needed as Robinho Lazaró's Envigado FC endured a heavy conclusion to the 2027 campaign, such is the ridiculous rigour of fixture overload in Colombian football. But that failed to take the gloss off winning the club's first-ever Colombian Cup.
Wonderkid Factory | Part 12 | Trivino Breaks Guzmán’s Goalscoring Record
Robinho Lazaró takes positives from an Apertura failure by finding new levels of success in a competition he'd previously disregarded.
Wonderkid Factory | Part 11 | Elite Talents Overload
The summer of 2027 saw significant change at Envigado FC as club icon James Rodríguez retired from football on a high aged 35. He was joined in leaving by stalwart midfielder William Hurtado, which saw manager Robinho Lazaró turn to his exciting young academy prospects.
Wonderkid Factory | Part 10 | Talisman Departs Envigado
The streets of Envigado were packed with orange shirts as Robinho Lazaró and his exciting young Envigado FC team celebrated the club's first-ever Apertura trophy with their growing supporter base.
Wonderkid Factory | Part 9 | Hitting Form At The Right Time
Robinho Lazaró's focus on youth development at Colombian wonderkid factory Envigado FC was undeniably yielding results. After four years in charge, he'd led the club to its first Colombian title with a Finalización win, three Apertura runner-up finishes, a Súperliga success and three straight Copa Libertadores campaigns.
Wonderkid Factory | Part 7 | Goals Galore For Guzmán
Robinho Lazaró and his young Colombian superstars paraded the Liga BetPlay Finalización trophy through the streets of Envigado as they celebrated the club's first-ever piece of silverware with their adoring fans.
Wonderkid Factory | Part 6 | Record-Breaking Envigado
Midway through his third season, Robinho Lazaró was loving life at Colombian wonderkid factory Envigado FC. His team was packed with promising youngsters and two stellar youth intakes gave the club's fans plenty to get excited about in the future, even if they couldn't be bothered to come and watch the team.
Wonderkid Factory | Part 5 | Envigado’s Copa Libertadores Debut
The depth of talent at Envigado FC could not be argued against. Robinho Lazaró's young charges qualified for Copa Libertadores for the first time in club history by winning the Liga BetPlay Finalización league stage in 2023 - but, crucially, not the playoff stage that sees the trophies handed out.