Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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English players pose for photographers reading an Argentine newspaper that reads: 'Welcome Maestros'
International trips were common, but clubs and outlets liked to republish positive articles about Argentine teams
A stark contrast in coverage to the previous year (due to more losses)
Panzeri notes that strength should be used to create soccer, not to destroy opponents
Although Spinetto's change in tactics to a more defensive approach (aimed at preventing a loss) worked in Russia, it came at the cost of the national team's "natural" playing style and overall identity Panzeri questions whether such a fear of losing…
Using excerpts from La Nación and other media outlets, Mundo Argentino argues that the arrival of the military government restored the freedom of the press, and that media outlets should vigorously defend their freedom during this age of military…
University problems begin to emerge under the government of the "Revolución Libertadora," somewhat surprising for journalists as Argentina's universities were some of the most resistant institutions to Peronist rule.
The magazine links its publication with larger efforts to promote sports as a form of nationalism, as well as to honor the passing of Eva Perón.
Now free of Peronist intervention, the Argentine film industry looks forward to greater freedoms. But as this article points out, cinema is never free of state influence.
A letter to the newspaper editor addresses football—which is uncommon in regular newspaper letters to the editor. Eligio González worries about the “noble y viril deporte” affected by bad players that behave like boxers. Unlike boxing, the football…
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