Archives: Argentina

Superclasico of the Americas Between Argentina and Brazil is Heading to China

Posted on by Juan Arango
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CONMEBOL announced today that The Clásico de las Américas will be renewed starting this year and will take on a more international spin this coming year.  The tournament was cancelled last year due to scheduling inconveniences, but now there will … Continue reading

Messi’s World Cup

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Lionel Messi is the greatest player of his generation. The diminutive forward has guided Barcelona to some of the most fruitful years in their history. With six La Liga titles, three Champions Leagues, and a Balon d’Or, there is nothing … Continue reading

The Story Behind One of Soccer’s Greatest Embraces

Posted on by Juan Arango
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There are soccer fans all over the world of all shapes and sizes. The beauty of it all is what helps many of us gravitate towards this most magical of all sports. The passion of soccer fans is limitless. Yet … Continue reading

Argentine Soccer Sinks to New Low After Rash of Violence

Posted on by Juan Arango
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The wave of insecurity in Argentina is reaching an alarming level. Much like any other aspect of society in that country, soccer is directly or indirectly involved. When you read soccer news from Argentina, it sounds more like a daily … Continue reading

Worrying Signs for South American Teams In Their Preparations For World Cup 2014

Posted on by Juan Arango
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Last week’s international friendlies featuring South American teams revealed some trends and issues that could become major problems if they’re not remedied soon especially with the World Cup less than 100 days away. Here’s what we learned from the most … Continue reading

Argentina’s Crazy Relegation System Could Relegate Top 2 Teams

Posted on by Juan Arango
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If you looked at Colón three months ago in Argentina’s top league, they were dead in the water. Many had gone as far as already putting them in the second division after they were docked six points after the Falcón … Continue reading

What the World Cup Can Do For Leo Messi’s Place in History

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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What can the World Cup do for Leo Messi’s legacy in soccer? In a recent interview with The Sun newspaper, Messi’s Barcelona teammate Xavi gave his take on the subject.”Leo doesn’t need to win the World Cup to be considered … Continue reading

Boca Juniors Home Shirt For 2014 Featuring A Retro Design From Nike [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Boca Juniors have released a rare limited edition version of its home shirt for the 2014 season, to commemorate the team’s 100-year anniversary. Designed by Nike, the shirt features no sponsor, a unique collar with a thick string, and the … Continue reading

Manchester City Beat Manchester United and Barca to Sign Argentine Starlet

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Bruno Zuculini, who is considered by many the top holding midfielder in the Argentine League, will sign for Manchester City next summer, despite interest from Manchester United and Barcelona, according to Goal. A fee has been agreed between Manchester City … Continue reading

Argentina Away Shirt for FIFA World Cup 2014: Leaked [PHOTO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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A photograph of Argentina’s away shirt for the 2014 FIFA World Cup has been leaked on the Internet. The design of Argentina’s new away shirt features the familiar navy blue and white at the very top of the shirt, but … Continue reading

Where to Buy the Argentina World Cup Shirt For Brazil 2014

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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adidas has officially unveiled Argentina’s home shirt for World Cup 2014. Argentina will be wearing their famous blue and white stripes at Brazil 2014. For the first time, the shirt features, through the sky-blue stripes of the shirt, a reflective visual … Continue reading

Argentina World Cup Home Shirt For Brazil 2014: Leaked [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Photos of Argentina’s World Cup 2014 shirt have been leaked on the Internet. The iconic blue and white striped shirt looks better than ever, with a bold black v-neck collar, black cuffs and back stripes running down the sleeves. I … Continue reading

Newell’s Old Boys 110-Year Anniversary Shirt, 2013/14 [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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To celebrate their 110-year anniversary, Argentine club Newell’s Old Boys have released a limited-edition new jersey that is designed by a company named Topper. The club, who features players such as Maxi Rodriguez, will wear the black and red shirt … Continue reading

Glimpses Of Argentina and Japan Home Shirts for 2014 World Cup: Revealed [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Argentina and Japan have both already qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil next summer. While neither football federation has officially unveiled their new home shirts for next season, a photo and video have been leaked on the … Continue reading

The Top 5 Must-See Soccer Matches On Television This Weekend

Posted on by Matt Jones
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It was difficult to pick out five fixtures for this weekend, as there are so many enticing encounters across the soccer landscape over the next couple of days. But in my eyes, here are the best five contests. There’s a … Continue reading

Newell’s Old Boys Poised to Emulate One of Their Greatest Eras

Posted on by Juan Arango
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With the middle of the Argentine Inicial upon us, Newell’s Old Boys are showing that a system is more important than the sum of all parts. More importantly, when those parts are functioning well within a system, things can change and … Continue reading

Is This Bicycle Kick The Goal of the Weekend? [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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In a weekend where there were plenty of wonderful goals scored by the likes of Bryan Ruiz, Aron Johannsson, Aaron Ramsey and Gylfi Sigurdsson, one stood out in particular. And it’s probably one that you, like me, haven’t see until now. … Continue reading

Javier Mascherano Kicks Medic And Gets Sent Off in Argentina-Ecuador Match [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Javier Mascherano was sent off last night for kicking a medic during Argentina’s World Cup qualifier against Ecuador. The fiery defender, who picked up a knock in the 86th minute, was being carted off the pitch by the medic. It … Continue reading