Highlights: Argentina 2-1 Portugal; Fluminense 2-2 Argentinos; Uruguay 1-0 Argentina U20

Three big matches took place on Wednesday evening at various levels of the Argentine game. At the most senior level, the least important game was played; Argentina beat Portugal in a friendly thanks to a first half goal from Ángel Di María and a last minute penalty from Lionel Messi. Club football's biggest South American... Continue Reading →

Sudamericano Sub 20: Argentina finally impress

Argentina's Under 20s finally looked a competent side in the Sudamericano Sub 20 on Sunday night, as they became the first side in the competition to beat their Brazilian counterparts, and shot themselves right back into contention for a London 2012 Olympic Games qualifying slot. Gabriel 'don't call me Rogelio' Funes Mori opened the scoring... Continue Reading →

Riding into the Sorín-set

His fifteen year career took in ten titles: four Argentine leagues, one Copa Brasil, one French Cup, one Copa Libertadores, one Supercopa Sudamericana, one Panamerican Games title, and one Youth World Cup. He was part of the most successful River Plate team of all time, and played for ten clubs in six different countries. He... Continue Reading →

The kids are all-out

The 2009 World Youth Cup, when it's played in Egypt, will not include the nation who've claimed the last two titles. Sergio Batista's boys finished bottom of the final group of the Sudamericano Sub 20 in Venezuela, without a single win. A 1-0 loss to Colombia on Sunday evening ensured the embarrassment was complete. After disappointing... Continue Reading →

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