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

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Colorized image of Plymouth Argyle F.C. players before one of their matches in Argentina in 1924.
Third Lanark A.C. players before their match in Argentina in 1923.
Colorized image of the Argentine "Select" team from the provincial leagues before their match against Motherwell (May 17, 1928)
Pre-game moment when the captain of Motherwell F.C., Robert Ferrier, receives a gift (club pendant flag) from Peñarol officials. Motherwell's manager, John "Sailor" Hunter, is pictured to the far right.
Image of Robert Ferrier: forward and captain of Motherwell F.C.
Referee blows his whistle during a match bewteen Motherwell F.C. and a "select" team of players from the league in Rosario.
Various articles in the local press gave readers an opportunity to know F.C. Motherwell ahead of its numerous exhibition matches in Argentina. Source not identified.
News reports of the various games Motherwell played in Argentina against "select" national teams (made up of players from both Buenos Aires and provincial leagues). Source not identified.
This digitized scan of an unknown Argentine newspaper, collected by Everton F.C. Heritage Society, shows members of Everton and Tottenham arriving at the docks in Buenos Aires in 1909. Both club teams received generous stipends to play exhibition…
A photograph of Motherwell F.C. players before their game against Argentina's provincial select team, played on May 17, 1928, which Motherwell lost by a score of 2-1.
A photograph of F.C. Motherwell players and coaches onboard the RML Almanzora, with destination to Rio De Janeiro, Montevideo, and Buenos Aires (May-July 1928). Manager John "Sailor" Hunter is standing on the far right of the picture.
FC Barcelona club players; two images of players colliding for the ball
Barcelona goalkeeper, Hungarian Francisco Platko Klopetz, dives for the ball as Argentine and Barcelona players watch. In the second image, Platko latches onto the ball as Domingo Tarasconi and Raimundo Orsi charge the Barcelona keeper. The game, an…
Boca Juniors goalkeeper leaps for the ball as a Barcelona player goes for a header. The game, an international club friendly played in Buenos Aires, ended in a 2-1 win for the Catalan club. [Image accessible at Wikimedia Commons]
Image of Argentine national team and Boca Juniors stalwart, Domingo Tarasconi, who represented Argentina at the 1928 Olympics. Tarascone played as a right-wing forward, or "insider derecho," for La Albiceleste and as a striker for Boca Juniors, where…
Argentina select team player defends Motherwell opponent in a game played in June 1928; Motherwell and Select Provincial teams pose together for a photograph on the day of their game, June 5, 1928.
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