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Today at the International Women’s Day march, you just might see a few soccer jerseys among the sea of pañuelos verdes. Every year on March 8th women’s organizations across Argentina (and beyond) organize to protest the systemic discrimination of …

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) has decided to explore a new sponsorship platform and has announced that they reached a deal with Uber to become their digital sponsor. This is an interesting development to say the least, especially since the …

In the aftermath of Argentina’s elimination from the 2018 World Cup, soccer legend Diego Maradona offered to coach the Argentine National Team “for free.”

“People think I am happy, but my heart is heavy,” Maradona had stated after Argentina’s elimination.

The FIFA World Cup always works as a window through which the world can perceive the customs and behavior of the residents of different countries. And while Argentines tend to stand out for their eagerness to gather in large groups …

If you are in a WhatsApp group, you’ve probably already heard them. Different audios featuring unidentified men assuring the imminent breaking of an explosive piece of news: the coach of the Argentine national football team, Jorge Sampaoli, would be formally …

Football – and especially the FIFA World Cup – is all about money. Cash is what decides whether or not you get to host the tournament, whether you can sponsor it, or even whether or not your players are going …

River Plate defeated its historic rival Boca Juniors by 2-0 yesterday in the final of the Supercopa Argentina, in what was the first official decisive match between the two largest teams in the country in 42 years.

The “Millonarios‘” …

In the past weeks, fans of several Argentine football teams have chosen a rather unusual target to express their anger about controversial refereeing decisions that affect their team: President Mauricio Macri.

However, the insults coming down from the bleachers are …

President of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) Claudio ‘Chiqui’ Tapia has bitten back against former national team coach Edgardo Bauza, who yesterday criticized him for the handling of his sacking last month.

“Good men say things face to face. He …

Barely two weeks have passed since Edgardo Bauza sat alongside newly-elected AFA President Claudio `Chiqui`Tapia and since-departed Marcelo Tinelli to announce his departure as coach of the national side. Back then, he spoke agreeably of the decision and affirmed his …