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Author: Isaque Argolo | Creation Date: 2021-02-19 14:41:43

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Abanico was a forward line formation which could be reflected in a hand fan. Some used to call it V-Formation. This formation had the centre-forward positioned behind both insiders; both wingers were the most highly positioned players in the field.
See also: José Piendibene Uruguay 1912:
Romano Modena
C. Scarone P. Dacal
The abanico had the centre-forward as the creator of the team. This particular position alongside the Scottish style, also called withdrawn centre-forward — today's attacking midfielder —, potentialized South America's football, mainly Uruguay & Argentina. According to many specialists, the team which could reflect the abanico was Uruguay 1912, which was one of the best sides Uruguay ever had.