Lionel Messi wins the Ballon d’Or (and Argentines Abroad: 28th & 29th November)

The reason for AA going up a little later this week was, of course, widely forecast, but I still wanted to wait for it to be made official. Don't count your chickens and all that. On Tuesday (or late on Monday if you're in Argentina), Lionel Messi was named France Football's European Footballer Of The... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 14th & 15th November 2009

Well, the national team were abroad, of course, but we're not counting them. The Brazilian and Mexican leagues were the major top flights in action in spite of the international break during the weekend just gone, and there were goals in both of them. You can read about them and watch them right here, as... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 9th and 10th May

HEGS Award voting season (nominations to the address in that post please) got underway with another championship for a team with Argentine representation this weekend, as Porto claimed their fourth consecutive Portuguese crown. Elsewhere Martín Demichelis celebrated the birth of his child with a rare goal in Germany, and Hernán Crespo started for Internazionale! Lionel... Continue Reading →

A very short Argentines Abroad

The majority of the players who so failed to distinguish themselves last Wednesday were rested by their clubs on their return from what Sir Alex Ferguson, Carlos Tevez's boss at Manchester United, called 'Mars' this weekend. A few Argentines were in action, though, so here as ever is the rundown - a rather briefer one than normal.... Continue Reading →

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