Alejandro Dominguez (football executive)

Alejandro Dominguez
Born Alejandro Dominguez Wilson-Smith
(1972-01-25) 25 January 1972
Asuncion, Paraguay
Nationality Paraguayan
Alma mater University of Kansas
Universidad Católica "Nuestra Señora de la Asunción"
Occupation President, CONMEBOL
Vice president and member, FIFA Executive Committee
Parent(s) Osvaldo Domínguez Dibb
Peggy Wilson-Smith

Alejandro Dominguez Wilson-Smith (born on 25 January 1972) is a Paraguayan football administrator, president of CONMEBOL, a vice-president of FIFA and a member of the FIFA Council.

Early life

Alejandro Dominguez was born on 25 January 1972, the son of Osvaldo Domínguez Dibb, a wealthy businessman and football administrator,[1][2] and Peggy Wilson-Smith.[3]


Dominguez was elected president of CONMEBOL in January 2016.[4] He was the only candidate, after Wilmar Valdez of Uruguay withdrew, and was elected unanimously.[5]

Dominguez succeeded his close friend, fellow Paraguayan Juan Ángel Napout, who was arrested in Switzerland in December 2015 and extradited to the US.[5] All three previous CONMEBOL presidents are facing US indictments for corruption.[6][7]


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  2. "Alejandro Domínguez takes over the Paraguayan Football Association". 2014-08-08. Retrieved 2016-04-08.
  3. "Osvaldo Domínguez Dibb y Peggy Wilson-Smith - Edicion Impresa - ABC Color". Retrieved 2016-04-08.
  4. "CONMEBOL unanimously elects Alejandro Dominguez president". Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  5. 1 2 "Alejandro Dominguez unanimously elected CONMEBOL president". USA TODAY. 26 January 2016. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
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  7. "Alejandro Dominguez unanimously elected CONMEBOL president". Mail Online. 26 January 2016. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
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