20 Of The Best Club Badges In South American Football

Chris Wright

12th, February 2013

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By Chris Wright

Apropos of nothing, here’s Pies’ pick of our 20 favourite South American football badges. Are you sitting comfortably? Then we shall begin..

1. Colo Colo, Chile

Emblazoned with a Mapuche indian, who refused to surrender to the Spanish colonialists way back when…

2. Crucero del Norte, Argentina

A vision of the future, but as imagined in 1969…

3. Rocha FC, Uruguay

So delightfully naff, like the lid of a margarine tub…

4. Bolivian national side

What embodies the “never surrender” spirit of a nation better than a giant chicken? (To be fair, we think it’s supposed to be a vulture)…

5. Deportivo Azogues, Ecuador

Hence the nickname: The Macaws…

6. Club Tijuana, Mexico

Or “Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente” to be precise, Tijuana are not adverse to giving their fans nightmares forever while promoting their new kits

7. Club America, Mexico

A little bit of primary colour action never hurt anyone…

8. Defensor Sporting, Uruguay

Lighthouse family…

9. Correcaminos UAT, Mexico

Translates as ‘The Roadrunners.” Meep meep…

10. Newell’s Old Boys, Argentina

Heh heh. Nob . Heh heh…

11. CA Huracan, Argentina

They call themselves “The Little Balloons” for reasons unbeknownst to us…

12. Araguaina, Brazil

We’ve got no idea what the chap with the huge cotton bud is

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