Argentines Abroad: 13th & 14th November 2010

As I type this, much later in the week than normal due to the activity around the superclásico yesterday, Argentina are playing Brazil in Qatar. It seems as good a time as any to look back on how some of these players (and others) did in the weekend just gone. There was little impression in... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: the finales

Well, and the semi-finals, in the case of the Mexican championship. Across Europe though, league championships have already come to a close a little earlier than normal due to the impending World Cup in South Africa, and as usual Argentines have been key for their clubs. Lionel Messi has equalled the record number of league... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 3rd & 4th October 2009

As the selección converge on Ezeiza from all corners of the world (well, western Europe) for the final, must-not-balls-up-this-time double-header of World Cup qualifiers against Peru (Saturday in El Monumental) and Uruguay (a week on Wednesday in Montevideo's Estadio Centenario), it's heartening that some of them have had more auspicious weekends than Carlos Tevez, who... Continue Reading →

Palermo sign the ‘new Kaká’

Well that's what they say he's going to become, anyway. Javier Pastore, the just-turned-20-year-old hero of Huracán's championship challenge during the Torneo Clausura, was unveiled as the newest signing at Palermo, where he told the press, 'my model is Riquelme.' Elsewhere in Europe, various Argentines played in pre-season friendlies for their clubs, including Javier Mascherano,... Continue Reading →

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