Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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Argentina's victory over the United States to win the inaugural FIBA Championship became national news in what the BAH described as a very physical and close game.

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The United States defeats Chile in their first game of the 1950 FIBA Championship. Interesting that Argentina receives second billing in this article.

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Despite the "impasse" of trade negotiations between Argentina and the U.K. over beef, the Buenos Aires Herald notes that trade figures suggest that the political rhetoric did not match up with the realities of good crossing the Atlantic (50% increase…

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Brief mention that the 1950 World Basketball Championship begins tonight, with the United States sending an amateur team, the Denver Chevrolets, to represent the country in Argentina.

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The announcement that Argentina will play a friendly in England, and another one in Scotland, in 1951, came at a time when trade negotiations with England were delicate and the Peronist government embraced an anti-imperial attitude towards the U.K.…

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The new stadium - Estadio Presidente Juan Perón - marked a significant step forward in stadium construction in Argentina. The mammoth venue, with a seating capacity well over 60,000, served as a testament to the dedication of Racing's club members…

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The 1950 film "Escuela de campeones" premiered at the Broadway cinema. The film recounts the origins of association football in Argentina by Anglo-Argentines who, in the process of developing and nurturing the sport in the country, became Argentines…

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Argentina's victory over the United States enhanced the international profile of basketball. The inaugural FIBA World Basketball Championship also served the anti-imperialist rhetoric of the Peronist government toward "Yanquis," but in a less overt…

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As expected by most observers, the host nation (Argentina) and basketball power (United States) meet in the championship game of the first FIBA Championship. The United States defeated France in the semifinal game.

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The article positions Argentina's performance in relation to that of the United States, which, as the cradle of basketball, is the barometer to measure Argentina's own performances. This is similar to early sports writing on fútbol and Argentina's…
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