Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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Perón and his wife Eva are front and center of this assessment of the 1951 Pan-Am Games, largely seen in Argentina as a resounding success for the country on the world stage.
Two years removed from the player strike that led to the exodus of some of the nation's best talent, this article shows that the issue of player salaries, and the intransigence of some clubs to pay their players, continues to garner headlines in…
Moreno - a legendary player for River Plate - leaves Boca Juniors to play in Chile and commands a high transfer fee.
The tournament became a resounding success for the Peronist state and Argentina. The president takes time to greet basketball players.
An accomplished swimmer, Schultz became one of the popular figures of the 1951 Pan-Am Games.
One of the standout performers of the 1951 Pan-American Games was Elsa Irigoyen, who later served a crucial role in the diffusion of female sports in the Peronist government.
Referees threaten to go on strike and hope that Perón could intervene in their dispute with AFA.
Ad speaks to the greatness of the nation and the Peronist state's central role in fueling Argentina's economic growth.
The article suggests (in a somewhat superior tone) that the presence of quality club fútbol teams in Mexico reawakened that nation's love for the game.
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