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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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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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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The match between Argentina and England received significant press in the Buenos Aires Herald - a paper founded by Anglo-Argentines for the English-speaking community of Argentina. This would be the first encounter between both teams, and the…

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After a brief synopsis of the match, journalists make note of the environment at Wembley Stadium and the diverse reactions in the British press towards the performance of Argentina's national team.

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Extensive coverage of the match between Argentina and England at Wembley Stadium, a defeat for the South Americans by a score of 2-1.

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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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