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What was regarded as “common sense” in Argentina about gender roles and stereotypes has, in the last ten years or so, become more and more nonsensical in the public eye. The types of images and language being used has kept …

In case you live under a rock and this is brand new information for you, Mendoza will turn into a bit of a warzone today.

Indeed, at 9 PM today the Estadio Malvinas Argentinas in Mendoza will host the 2018 …

Oscar “Sapito” (little frog) Gómez, The alleged main perpetrator behind the death of football fan Emmanuel Balbo is now in police custody. Gómez is accused of instigating the incident of football violence which led to 22 year-old Emmanuel Balbo falling …

Football violence has tragically seen the death of a 22 year old Belgrano fan, after falling over three meters and hitting his head on the floor. Emmanuel Balbo was trying to escape a violent attack at the Belgrano vs. Talleres …

The Argentine footballing world has been under fire from President Mauricio Macri in a recent press conference. “Football is in a terminal crisis, perhaps worse than we’ve seen in this country. And I see that the leaders avoid the topic 

Maradona to the rescue? Confidence is not a trait lacked by footballing hero Diego Armando Maradona, and his recent comments over the Argentine Football Association (AFA) show this through and through. “I am going to clean up the AFA and

Sunday saw this season’s first monumental Superclásico clash between River Plate and Boca Juniors, a game of great anticipation and fierce rivalry in Argentina. The fixture didn’t fail to disappoint for excitement, ending in a 4-2 goal fest with Boca

Two years ago, on May 18th 2014, Juan Sebastián Verón played his last game for Estudiantes and called time on a glittering 20-year playing career. Months later, he assumed the role of club president which he still occupies …

Argentina’s Media Boycott Fails To Put An End To Lavezzi Controversy

Last night, after Argentina’s 3-0 victory against Colombia, Lionel Messi, shoulder to shoulder with the rest of the Argentine squad, announced that the national team would no longer speak …

Humiliating, hopeless, horrific: just a few of the adjectives you could use to describe Argentina’s 3-0 loss to Brazil on Thursday night. Lionel Messi, as succinct as ever, opted for “shit”. That works too. On the back of that defeat, …