Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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The latest film parternship by directors Leopoldo Torres Nilsson and Leopoldo Torres Rios, and actor Armando Bo, "El hijo del crack," premiered at Normandie cinema in 1953. The movie is a spiritual companion to "Pelota de trapo" and continues to look…

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The second match between England and Argentina was eventually called off due to the pouring rain in Buenos Aires that left the field in unplayable conditions.

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Included in this game summary is an article about Perón and the impression he left for ther British press. Also, the article in the BAH was written by an English referee, John Meade, who works in Argentina Oddly enough, the title of the article…

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A bilingual editorial about the diplomatic potential of a football game

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Record crowd of over 120,000 expected to see England in Argentina play at River Plate Stadium. Brief comments from both head coaches (Stabile and Winterbottom). About 3.3 million pesos earning for the Argentine Football Association.

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BAH published the itinerary for the English national team, which includes a visit to institutions established by the Anglo-Argentine community, a round of golf for players at the Hindu Club, lunch between AFA and FA officials, a tour of the city, and…

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Article notes that the English national team delegation endured a 38-hour trip from London to Buenos Aires. Upon their arrival at Ezeiza Airport, they were met by AFA president Valentín Suárez, members of the press, and a large gathering of locals.…

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A capacity crowd endured the pouring rain to witness the second match between Argentina and England (total revenue for this game stood at 3.2 million pesos). The referee eventually suspended the match as playing conditions worsened, leading Sir…

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President Juan Perón congratulates members of the national team for their victory over England at River Plate stadium. Worth noting that Perón's message was conveyed by the football players' union (Futbolistas Argentinos Agremiados), which the…

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Effusive praise for the Argentine national team and its convincing win over England at River Plate stadium.
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