African professionals? Uruguay’s Black stars of the 1916 Copa America

Uruguay went into the 1916┬áCampeonato Sudamericano in Buenos Aires seeking not only redemption, but reaffirmation. Of course, they there to avenge the humiliating 4-1 defeat suffered against Argentina at the Revoluci├│n de Mayo tournament six years earlier. More importantly, however, the tournament was an opportunity for Uruguay to measure both their progress as a nation … Continue reading African professionals? Uruguay’s Black stars of the 1916 Copa America