Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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El Grafico tries to get at the heart of Zuebldia's philosophy about soccer By favoring England and Germany's 'order' over Brazil the Estudiantes coach received criticism Here he clarifies by explaining that work and discipline matter and that Brazil…
El Grafico sees the tie against Germany, and victory over Spain, as games that were crucial to regaining international respect
El Grafico 's interview with Lorenzo tries to gauge if there are any differences, or lessons learned, from 1962
Of note are Lorenzo's thoughts on Argentina's chances on the upcoming World Cup and how to deal with the first three opponents Also, he discusses his own experience with the "cerrojo" and how to break it
El Grafico provides an opinion about what Argentina's chances in the 1966 World Cup are and what the coaching staff should think about in its preparation [similar article the following week 1/25/1966 pages 34-37, as well as 2/15/1966 pages 34-37]
A noticeable shift has taken place in El Grafico's coverage: less commentary on how Argentine teams play, more emphasis on results ("su temple, su voluntad, su entereza moral…esfuerzo")
The English press is front and center in this look at England and Argentina ahead of, and after, their match. Of note is Juan Carlos Lorenzo's view of Helenio Herrera and the muted view of Rattín's expulsion. The end result according to the magazine…
After defeating Spain and Switzerland, and tying West Germany, Argentina looks ahead to the knock-out stages of the World Cup. The coverage is mostly positive, with a poor win over Switzerland the exception. Nonetheless, the recurring themes are that…
Argentina is the sole candidate for the 1978 World Cup and due to the selection of Mexico as the host of the 1970 tournament, the South American country will be unopposed. A follow-up article shares the concern of FIFA chief Sir Stanley Rous that a…
Not a positive review of the "cerrojo" style
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