On Sunday, as HEGS readers will already know, young forward Mauro Icardi hit four goals for Sampdoria against Pescara in Serie A, beating Lionel Messi to a four goal haul by a few hours. The performance has sparked calls here in Argentina for Alejandro Sabella to call Icardi up to the national team as soon as... Continue Reading →

Guest post: a preview of Domestic Brazil v Domestic Argentina (Weds night friendly)

On paper at least, Wednesday's friendly between the two great South American powers of Brazil and Argentina has the distinct appearance of a mismatch. A cursory look at the squads of each nation speaks volume about the relative strength of both the Brasileirão and Argentina's Primera División. The Seleção, in keeping with coach Mano Menezes'... Continue Reading →

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