Leonardo Haberkorn is a Uruguayan journalist and Associated Press correspondent in Montevideo. He has worked for a range of media outlets in Uruguay and has had pieces published in several leading Latin American magazines, including Gatopardo (Colombia/Mexico) and Etiqueta Negra (Peru). His work has been published in the anthologies Crónicas de otro planeta: las mejores historias de Gatopardo (Mexico, 2009), Para gritar, para cantar, para llorar (Chile, 2010) and Antología de crónica latinoamericana actual (Spain, 2012). He has published ten books, including Milicos y tupas, which won the Bartolomé Hidalgo and Libro de Oro prizes in 2011.
‘Run, Ghiggia, Run’ (‘Corre Ghiggia, corre!’) was first published in Gatopardo (No. 32, Colombian edition) in 2002.