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Browse Items · Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer
Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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Select articles from the publication El Hogar that offer images of famous teams and players in 1915. This issue of the magazine from 1915 is one of the earliest examples of a soccer-focused magazine publication in Argentina.
The Monumental Stadium is an iconic venue in world soccer. This image captures fans attending the opening match held on May 25, 1938. The stadium, located in the northern area of Buenos Aires called Núñez, shifted the team's location from its former…
Image of Sportivo Buenos Aires and national team player Carlos Peucelle on the cover of El Gráfico, August 9, 1930 (Issue No. 578). "Barullo" was one of the best wingers in Argentine soccer history, eventually moving to River Plate in 1931 and…
Image of River Plate winger Félix Loustau on the cover of El Gráfico November 13, 1942 (issue No. 1218).
Image of River Plate starlet Enrique Omar Sívori on the cover of El Gráfico September 24, 1954 (issue No. 1883). [Image accessible at Wikimedia Commons]
Image of River Plate winger Adolfo Pedernera on the cover of El Gráfico August 21, 1937 (issue No. 945). [Image accessible at Wikimedia Commons]
Image of River Plate striker José Manuel Moreno on the cover of El Gráfico December 29, 1937 (issue No. 964). [Cover erroneously identifies him as José María Moreno]
Image of River Plate striker Bernabé Ferreyra in action against Boca Juniors on December 12, 1937; second image a side profile of Ferreyra taken sometime in the 1930s. [Image 1 and image 2 accessible at Wikimedia Commons]
Photograph of the viewing stands for special guests. The "palco oficial" usually welcomed dignataries, public officials, and leaders of the various club associations and AFA. This image is from a match between River Plate and Boca Juniors that took…
These plans show the proposed new stadium for Club Atlético River Plate. The images shows the new stadium under construction in 1937 and a game held on May 29, 1939. Eventually known as the Monumental Stadium, the original plans were designed for a…
A brief update on Motherwell's last game in Argentina (a 2-0 loss to Boca Juniors) and its first in Uruguay (a 2-0 win over a Uruguayan select team). The second article offers an account by player Bobby Ferrier on the conditions he and his teammates…
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.
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…
A bilingual editorial about the diplomatic potential of a football game
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.
Some brief notes abou the closing of the 1951 Pan-American Games.
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