Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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Mexico earned the hosting rights to the 1955 Pan-American Games, which would include women's basketball, volleyball, and other sports. Photographs show the Argentine and U.S. men's basketball teams, which repayed the final from a the previous year…

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The closing ceremonies were a bit more formal and solemn, with Juan and Eva Perón honoring the participating nations and athletes at the River Plate stadium.

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President Perón inaugurates the cycling track in Palermo named after him, and built for the Pan American Games, with over 10,000 spectators in attendance. In his speech, Perón emphasizes that the new venue would be open to all Argentines regardless…

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Coverage of the opening ceremonies highlights the presence of the President and First Lady and celebrates the brotherhood of American states.

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The opening lines of this article — "The nation, on its path toward athletic maturity, will, beginning today, attend to the opening ceremony of the first Pan-American Games that will take place at the President Perón Stadium in Avellaneda ..." —…

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The hiring of Adolfo Perdenera as national coach and a match against lowly Bolivia 'assure' Argentina of qualifying for Mexico 1970 and bringing order to 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…

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By defeating Argentina Peru prevents their opponent from qualifying for the World Cup in Mexico: the first time Argentina failed to qualify when it attempted to do so

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Like in 1963 Argentina and Bolivia's march ends with Bolivian police severely beating Argentine players, coaches, and even the press

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A loss to Bolivia makes it very difficult for Argentina to qualify for the World Cup
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