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It was an unusual sight this morning at the Casa Rosada press room. Most of the journalists stationed in the Government House are usually nodding off whenever Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich enters the room to deliver his daily, excruciatingly boring …

 

It’s Friday Sunday again!

And man, there’s joy in the streets. The big news this week is that after some great effort, the National Football Team has made it to the World Cup semifinals, something we hadn’t seen in …

TV show host and announcer Alejandro Fantino may have just earned himself a spot in the Hall of Fame for infamous goal celebrations after delivering a cringe-worthy – yet incredibly funny – soliloquy right after Messi’s goal against Iran on …

Following the scandal that broke on Saturday afternoon after Julio Grondona, the head of the Argentine Football Association, said that Argentina managed to score one goal against Iran only after “jinxed” Diego Maradona left the stadium, the the former football …

It’s Fri– Jesus, who are we kidding anymore.

Who gives a damn what day of the week this is. For the past few days we’ve been immersed in a dangerous cocktail of politics and football that has turned an …

During yesterday’s match between Belgium and Algeria, a Brazilian football supporter held up a large doll. And not just any doll. In fact, the most accurate description of this doll would be a Lionel Messi voodoo doll.

messi voodooThe New York

Remember how scared we were during the game against Bosnia on Sunday? Well, here’s another reason to be scared. Terrified, actually.

The footage below, shot by a Brazilian photographer named Paula Kossatz, shows thousands of supporters using a makeshift staircase …

It’s the World Cup again!

And as you can imagine this is the only thing that matters for the next 31 days. Forget politics, forget the economy, forget the fact that this week Iraq is dangerously close to falling prey …

It’s quite common for babies to be named after their parent’s idols, and according to a recent report by Facebook’s Data Science Team, in 1986 for all of Argentina it was clear who this was: the legendary Diego Armando …

It’s quite common for babies to be named after their parent’s idols, and according to a recent report by Facebook’s Data Science Team, in 1986 for all of Argentina it was clear who this was: the legendary Diego Armando …