Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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Great article. The national team coach, Maschio, is fired under pressure from sports reporters who found themselves suddenly limited in their access to the national team (but well within the boundaries for journalists). The interventor of AFA is also…

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Of particular note is the fact that Estudiantes players are routinely omitted from consideration for the national team. Why? Some accounts cite Estudiantes head coach Osvaldo Zubeldía's unwillingness to release players, but here the national coach…

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Alf Ramsey's description of Argentine players as "animals" resonates according to the article because players in the national league do little to rebut this characterization, instead resorting to violent play and a lack of discipline all too often.…

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The case of San Lorenzo player José Albrecht reveals how club officials and coaches can often work together to force players to play amid contract disputes. But the author sides with Albrecht as the only person in this affair that honored his…

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Pachamé, Basile, Bilardo, Rodríguez, Cocco, Albrecht, and Rattín are some of the many "hard men" that play in the "number 5" position on the field, known for their hard tackles and physicality. The article humorously states that AFA and the Tribunal…

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Outrage is the common denominator among these various articles on Argentina's loss to England.

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Players do not respect national team coach Juan Carlos Lorenzo. The press, observing the team at practice, noticed that players responded negatively to the head coach: complaining under their breath, laughing at him behind his back, even other…

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Tribunal de Penas rules against players who committed severe fouls on the field by imposing a 4 to 30 match suspension, demanding that players observe good sportsmanship and to put all their efforts towards becoming good players and sportsmen.

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The analysis offered by sports writer Juvenal on today's players in Argentina (in 1964) is that most of them are excellent in certain aspects of their game, but no player exhibits the overall skill set that defined "crack" players of previous…

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After two significant victories in one calendar year - "Los Albicelestes" winning the mini Cup of Nations and Independiente securing the Copa Libertadores - Juvenal concludes that Argentine fútbol players are beginning to ditch their losing…
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