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Approximately eight thousand miles from Buenos Aires, our teams are getting prepared for the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, which is now just a matter of days away. We can practically hear the deafening screams of …

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 …

Eight days from the beginning of the FIFA World Cup, the Argentine national team keeps making the news, but for issues that have nothing to do with football. Just on Wednesday, the Vatican had to withdraw an announcement regarding a …

This Friday, the 25th of May, marks the first of two national holidays that celebrate Argentina’s independence. For those of you who have studied history, you’ll know it was a slow, but steady process that started with the May Revolution …

The World Cup a little over two months away!

Sorry for the excitement, but I really can’t wait for the matches to actually *mean* something, compared with these friendlies where you play without your best players against youngsters who won’t …

The small number of matches the national team plays every year means that each one is given a substantial importance, analyzed as illustrative to the Selección’s general level. The praises that result from victory can turn into ruthless critics without …

Almost a full footballing lifetime later, in which a tenacious teenager from Fuerte Apache has grown into the decorated statesman he is today, the favorite son of La Bombonera was welcomed home in January. As a finale to a magnificent

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 …

It was a busy weekend in local football with 12 matches being played in total and a further 2 to be played tonight. The best match, if i had to pick one would probably be Racing’s destruction of Temperley. And …

The wait is over. Finally, the Superliga returns today with the first matches being played tonight after 59 very long days.

This season will be with a change in the league’s format and fixture timings and (bummer!) will no longer …