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Helpful data to chart over several years in the 1950s
A look at how much each player earned in 1958
A look at how much each player earned in 1957
A look at how much each player earned in 1955
Amadeo Carrizo makes a save
Typical piece on soccer players who moved from rags to riches, and now typify the middle class
Like many colleagues in the press, Fiovaranti argues that if Argentina is to win the World Cup it should stick to the playing style and approach that has defined Argentine fútbol for decades ("nuestro fútbol").
Depite the concerns and fears of Argentine sports writers, they nonetheless became optimistic about Argentina's chances to make history at the World Cup in the days before the team left for Sweden.
Goles labels Bolivia and Chile, hardly South American powers in 1957, as "enemies" in an optimistic piece ahead of the 1958 World Cup
Juan Ramos Mejía writes to the magazine about the Carrizo-River Plate saga, noting that "professionalism" means different things to players and clubs but that organizations should not treat employees as commodities to be traded or sold at whim.
The stalemate between River Plate & River Plate exposes, according to the author, the issue of professionalization and loyalty in fútbol.
Perhaps not a useful article, but here two teams–representing the era of "fútbol espectáculo"–play in a contested match.
It’s all about tactics vs. Pele and the organization of the national team. Of note is the characterization of fouls by the Argentines as tactical maneuvers, not fouls.
The language here is valuable, as is the coverage of how players were greeted at Ezeiza.
Many articles in this issue detail the victories over England and Brazil, but mostly over Pelé's Brazil
Photo of three star players for the national team and River Plate
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