Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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The variety of data here provides a more complete look at the club's finances, including earnings from player transfers, international games, gate receipts, and club membership.

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Helpful data to chart over several years in the 1950s

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More information on the finances to fund River's stadium

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Helpful data in comparison to other years, as well as in relation to other major clubs.

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Helpful data for understanding Boca Juniors' income from matches in relation to its overall spending priorities and total income.

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It was typical for major club associations to honor visiting teams as a form of good sportsmanship, as well as a way to lift its own status as a major team.

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This page details adjustments that Boca Juniors made during the military coup of 1955 and 1956.

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Included in this information is a comparative look at spending between 1955 and 1956, as well as funds allocated for the closing of the Monumental stadium.

Of note is that the televising of the match between Argentina and Czechoslovakia is permitted on the condition that ticket sales are a success. This shows the fear that televising a match would hurt ticket sales.

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The most surprising aspect of this entry is that little fanfare is provided to Argentina's loss in the bidding process for the 1962 World Cup (the Memoria y Balance provides more details).
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