Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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According to the BAH, hundreds of Chilans waited for the Italian national team delegation to return to their hotel after the Italy-Chile match to throw rocks and other projectles at them, as well as chant "Death to the Italians!" The article also…

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Notice the language used by the British press to describe Argentine players ("bumped and battered," "henchmen," "rough tactics"). They singled out Navarro. Sam Leach, writing in the Sunday Pictorial, said that "England came out of this tough, testing…

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Reports indicate a airly spirited but fair match between Argentina and England in Chile, which differed from the volatile matches that marred group play in the tournament. The paper notes that Argentina did not field its ideal starting XI due to a…

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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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Match report pays special tribute to Argentine goalkeeper Miguel Ángel Rugilo, whose numerous saves had Argentina on the verge of becoming the first foreign team to win on English soil before two late English goals secured their 2-1 victory over La…
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