Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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El Grafico, as usual, lauds an Argentine side that wins a major championship in a less-objective manner
What is "anti-futbol"? Fontanarrosa questions how the term is used and if it applies to Estudiantes
anti-futbol: the basic summary of Estudiantes' victory over Racing
Racing's victory, going back to a more attacking soccer, is praised in El Grafico
El Grafico asks if the result, a favorable one that places Racing on the verge of being crowned the champion of Copa Libertadores, is worth the price: a violent, ugly, and anti-futbol affair Racing played Nacional the way Nacional began the match:…
From an attractive long-ball style to cautious and tough defensive approach, Racing changes style to win the tournament Did it change? Or did they simply change focus of their own style?
Although Racing did not employ its more offensive style, it showed "garra" in its Copa Libertadores victory over Universitario (Peru)
Panzeri uses sarcasm to critique the methods used by Estudiantes to achieve victory, to achieve a "resultado"
Police become involved in a physical match that brought the worst out of both teams. The reaction of the Boca Juniors President suggests that the patience with such behavior had run out by 1971
Two years after the violent actions by players from Estudiantes, the writer laments a similar scene between Boca Juniors and Sporting Cristal (Perú) in the Copa Libertadores. In his opinion, viiolence in soccer continues to tarnish national identity.
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