Argentines Abroad: Lavezzi marks Maradona anniversary & Agüero hits a double

Argentines Abroad is up late this week in honour of an infamous anniversary; it's twenty years today since Diego Maradona played his final match for Napoli, failing a doping test after the game. Napoli's current Argentine star, Ezequiel Lavezzi, scored to mark the milestone. In Spain, Sergio Agüero scored twice, and in Mexico there was... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 25th & 26th September 2010

There were Argentine goals in seven European leagues this weekend, as well as plenty in Mexico from players both old and new to that league. Carlos Tevez's strike for Manchester City against Chelsea was the highest-profile one of the weekend, but Fernando Cavenaghi also got on the scoresheet, getting his first two since his move... Continue Reading →

Argentines abroad: 12th-13th April

It's been another important weekend for Argentines abroad. In Italy there were vital performances from Esteban Cambiasso and Ezequiel Lavezzi; in France, two goals from Fernando Cavenaghi helped Bordeaux to keep dreaming of a title, and Mauro Zárate got another for Birmingham to rescue a point. There were also Argentine goals in Mexico and the... Continue Reading →

A mixed bag

One let-down on a weekend of generally good displays by Argentines in Europe, this one. On Saturday, Carlos Tevez didn't have the best of days for Manchester United, who went down 1-0 at the Reebok Stadium to Bolton Wanderers. Tevez having only got off the plane back from Buenos Aires the day before the match was rushed into... Continue Reading →

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