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Tag Archives: Argentina

Is Lionel Messi Unstoppable?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

At the moment the answer would most likely be a resounding “Yes” considering Lionel Messi’s torrid scoring run and his great form. However, one would only need to look at Argentina’s matches to see how the talented Messi who is … Continue reading

The Outsiders Chasing A Place In The England World Cup Squad

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Tomorrow sees that magical mark of 100 days until the 19th World Cup begins and the chase for places outside of the main names is really beginning to hot up. Fabio Capello will probably have a definite idea of around … Continue reading

Being A Football Fan Can Be A Fickle Old Folly

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

In Europe, following a football team can be a lot like gaining another sibling. You even see in places like Argentina, where money is scarce, people will come out to see their team and live every moment of their season … Continue reading

Messi Wins Ballon d’Or

Posted on by Rami Soufi

As expected Lionel Messi succeeded Cristiano Ronaldo as the winner of the Ballon d’Or award. The Barcelona star comfortably won the prize but he admitted his surprise at the margin of victory as he received 240 points more than Cristiano Ronaldo who finished … Continue reading

Atlético Madrid Continues Their Stumbling Start

Posted on by Andy Pineda

Atlético Madrid prolonged their faltering start with a 1-1 draw against Racing Santander on Saturday.  Even with a man advantage for the majority of the second half, they lacked the finishing touch to nip the win from a feisty Santander … Continue reading

It’s Arrogant to Call Internationals Boring

Posted on by Richard Whittall

Gentleman, let us put away childish things. Yes, international breaks can provide some godawful football.  Yes, it doesn’t seem fair for a player to risk injury for a team he plays with only five times a year and miss games … Continue reading

Milito’s Goals Paying Off

Posted on by George Metellus

Last season, Diego Milito was a shining star for a team headed to relegation.  This season, he’s a star for a team headed to Europe.  For Genoa, he’s been the difference maker while becoming a leading contender for Capo Canionnieri in the … Continue reading

Diego Maradona Returns to the International Football Scene

Posted on by James Harris

As Diego Maradona prepares to return to the forefront of international football it is quite fitting that he will make his managerial debut of the Argentine national squad in the cauldron of all English hatred, Hampden Park.  Anyone that can … Continue reading

Top 10 Soccer Gifts To Add To Your Holiday Wish List

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Depending where you live in this crazy world, it might be almost impossible to find soccer-related gifts in your local stores whether it’s for you or your loved ones. But the Internet is a great aggregator, bringing you a treasure … Continue reading

Heinze Gone From Albiceleste?

Posted on by Juan Arango

Gabriel Heinze’s days with the Argentine national team could be numbered after his fallout with Alfio Basile. His dreadful performance against Paraguay, his horrid own goal and his reaction to be subbed in favor of Getafe’s Daniel Díaz will most … Continue reading

Noir Being Shopped Around

Posted on by Juan Arango

Boca Juniors’  striker Ricardo Noir is the latest gem to emerge from the club’s prolific youth program that exported players in recent years like Fernando Gago, Ever Banega, and Carlos Tévez, .   After a thunderous start to his first-team career, … Continue reading

Getafe Is Seething Mad

Posted on by Juan Arango

Azulón president Ángel Torres came out with all guns blazing as his team will be without their two goalkeepers in less than a month.   What made the club prsident more indignated was the fact that he did not receive a … Continue reading

Matheu Moves To Cagliari

Posted on by Juan Arango

A little over a month ago, Independiente’s Carlos Matheu was just moments away from making a move to Europe. He was then informed that in his physical they found a cardiac malformation and his transfer to Lokomotiv eventually fell through. … Continue reading

Díaz Replaces Burdisso

Posted on by Juan Arango

Daniel ¨Cata¨ Díaz got the call from coach Alfio Basile as a replacement for Inter defender Nicolás Burdisso.  Burdisso suffered a calf injury and will be out of action for approximately 45 days. The Getafe defender  will This injury ocurred … Continue reading

Another Youngster In Madrid´s Radar?

Posted on by Juan Arango

The biggest transfer in Argentina is supposed to happen within the next 72 hours.   Many of the people outside of the country know him, but he seems to be one of the biggest promises in the game in three or … Continue reading

Agüero Confirms Child

Posted on by Juan Arango

There are positions in the world that are very daunting to undertake and Argentine superstar Sergio Agüero can have the distinction of being the most daunting player both on and off the field. His gunslinging attitude on the field made … Continue reading

Di Madrid?

Posted on by Juan Arango

Madrid looked to for a Plan B or C, but now that Diego Milito and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar sem to be out of the mix, they emerged with a Plan D. Benfica´s Ángel Di Maria seems to be the name of … Continue reading

Another Reason To Hate NBC's Olympic Soccer Coverage

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Watching Brazil against Argentina in the semi-final of the Olympic games this morning, I felt like I was in a timewarp back to the late 1980′s. That’s because NBC, in their infinite stupidity, are breaking for TV commercials in the … Continue reading