Argentines Abroad: the weekend’s league action, and a five-star performance from Messi (video)

This week's Argentines Abroad is delayed slightly, but fortunately that means I can include  the video of Lionel Messi's astonishing performance in the European Cup on Wednesday night, when he became the first place in 32 seasons to score five goals in one match in Europe's premier club competition during Barcelona's 7-1 thrashing of Bayer Leverkusen.... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: another catch-up

Deadlines for previewing the final rounds of the 2011 Torneo Apertura have severely hampered my style this week, so without further ado here's a quick catch-up in the main leagues covered by Argentines Abroad. In England's Premier League, Sergio Agüero got Manchester City started on the scoresheet, giving them a half time lead in a... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 6th & 7th November 2010

This weekend Argentines were in fine form in Spain, Portugal and Mexico, whilst in the USA a Boca Juniors legend might have played his last game, as Guillermo Barros Schelotto's Columbus Crew exited the MLS playoffs. The selección's first-choice centre back pairing both had poor weekends, though. Martín Demichelis' Bayern München dropped points, whilst Walter... Continue Reading →

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