Goalkeeper Justo Villar has had a big hand in Paraguay’s run to the final of the 2011 Copa America, standing tall against Brazil and then Venezuela to put his side on the brink of glory.
Following 120 goalless minutes in which La Albirroja rode their luck, they beat Venezuela 5-3 on penalties to become the first team in history to reach a Copa America final without winning a match.
FIFA.com caught up with members of Venezuela's Copa America-bound side to chat about their hopes of making history and finally reaching a first FIFA World Cup™ finals in Brazil in 2014.
Brazil won 3-1 over rivals Argentina to become the first South American side to reach South Africa 2010, while Paraguay look poised to join them.
FIFA.com takes a closer look at the five teams who have qualified so far for December's FIFA Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
Alexis Sanchez delivered two late goals as Chile moved closer to securing a berth at the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals with a 4-0 defeat of Bolivia.