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Either you’re living under a rock or you know that the world is ablaze right now with talk of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Historically, the international competition has drawn only a small fraction of the attention its male …

The FIFA Women’s World Cup is in full swing and we can’t think of a more perfect hybrid of an American-Argentine activity than throwing your heart into cheering for the United States in soccer (or, sorry, fútbol). Apparently The

Since last weekend’s cancellation of the Final to end all Finals, Boca Juniors and River Plate are fighting it out in South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) court in order to see where and when the game will be played. CONMEBOL …

After 12 years of absence from the championship, midfielder Florencia Bonsegundo led Argentina’s female soccer team into the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup last Tuesday in a tight match against Panama. With more than 11,000 spectators, most of whom were …

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 …

Néstor Fernando Penovi, a 47 year old Argentine, has recently been accused of sexual harassment and expelled from the World Cup in Russia after a video he produced where he asks a 15-year old Russian girl to repeat inappropriate phrases …

In case you live under a rock didn’t know, the World Cup kicks off tomorrow and naturally, everyone is talking about it, regardless of their *actual* level of football interest or expertise.

What do we say to that? We feel …

It was made official this morning, FIFA selected Canada, Mexico, and the United States to host the 2026 World Cup. This marks the first time the international federation chooses a trio of countries to lead the competition – before this, …

One of the many videos going viral here last week perfectly depicts the mood in Buenos Aires right now. Shot from a dashcam, we see a man driving the car, while his wife sits in the passenger seat. She mentions …

The organizing committee for the joint Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay bid for the 2030 FIFA World Cup has divvied up the 12 venues for matches and announced plans to ask FIFA to select the hosts for tournament in 2020, two …