There’ll be much more detail on Friday evening’s match between Huracán and Colón – a 2-1 win for the visitors – after the weekend, but first, a curiosity photo, and an offer for any readers of very blurry German to come forward. Sitting two rows in front of a prestigious panel of journalists comprised of myself, Joel Richards and Jonathan Wilson at the match was former Stuttgart, Bayer Leverkusen and Fenerbahçe (among others) manager Christoph Daum, who appeared with a couple of associates to be on a scouting mission. Read on for the photo…
One of the players the men were clearly paying attention to was 19-year-old Huracán forward Luciano Nieto, and I was able to get this photograph (using a crappy compact camera’s digital zoom, since I’m afraid to take my decent camera into the stadia here) of Daum’s right-hand man’s notes. If anyone can read German, and take a guess at what this says, please leave a comment or send an email via the contact page.
Please note the photo is © me. Feel free to link back to this page, but don’t reproduce it anywhere. Ta.
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sam i really hope u hav settled in well out there, but can’t believe things have not improved on the thug front & muggings no one should be scared to take their belongings to a game, what are the police doin. i know they can’t be everywhere but at least clamp down on it. From what i gather they are scared to even go into some areas of the ground (populares) is that right??? pictures aren’t so bad with ur crappy camera keep up the good work. I guess i was lucky when i went to boca’s games i took my video camera but managed to come away unscathed and also to a river game (boca was with a hostel grp but the river game i went on my own!!!)..last question are u goin to the super and how much u gotta pay??? i had to pay 400 pesos in 2008 but worth it to see boca win!!!!!
Bring on tuesday
It’s not so much at the game Atul, it’s just that I’ve got a moderately expensive camera that looks like a very expensive camera, so I prefer not to risk it on the way to and from matches – inside the stadium it’d be fine.
I won’t be at the super, the cheapest ticket I could find was AR$400, and that was for a popular!