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More fallout from the Chile-Italy match, including the serious injuries sustained by Humberto Maschio (and injuries to other stars like Pele and Di Stefano) during Italy's matych against Chile.
Italian soccer federation has removed the "oriundi" label from Maschio, Angelillo, and Sivori. Not only can they play for the Italian national team, but they also count as normal Italian players in their club team (clubs were restricted to 2 foreign…
Interesting article to see how AFA and national team coaches do not embrace or accept Estudiantes, despite its success
The exodus of Argentine players threatens to become a massive problem, encapsulated by this (overblown) fear that even Canada will be able to buy players from local porteño teams. The press thus links the current state of player transfers to the…
The problem of improvisation in Argentine fútbol became the underlying reasons for all the "crises" in the sport (stadium insecurity, player transfers, low scoring, and above all the lack of global success).
Speaking on behalf of Angelillo and Maschio, Sívori tells Argentine journalists that the three of them would like to join the national team for the World Cup. Although AFA eventually decided to ignore their requests, this article is an example of…
Goles criticizes the hubris of AFA officials, who refuse to call in some of the nation's best players because they play professionally in Italy and Spain.
Automobile, crack, love, and a puppy. The middle-class lifestyle of star players like Corbatta.
Goles joins the chorus of other sports publications in lamenting the decline in the quality of fútbol in 1957, as well as the lack of new talent to replace those who have left the country.
The transfers of Sívori, Angelillo, and Maschio, among others, raises serious concerns for Fioravanti. He believes that club officials have become obsessed with selling young talent at the expense of the national team (and Argentine fútbol as a…
Goles is amused by how the European press (specifically journalists in Italy) are only now realizing the great talents of Humberto Maschio.
Primera Plana's coverage of the 1967 Intercontinental Cup between Rácing and Celtic (Scotland)
Both Racing and Estudiantes emerged in 1966 as revelatory teams, albeit different in approaches. One attacked with long balls and four forwards, while the other focused on preventing goals and counterattacking through its midfield.
The legendary Argentine team at the 1957 Copa Sudamericana mixed veteran talent and new "cracks"� a�most of whom would leave for Europe before the World Cup the following year and thus did not represent Argentine (playing overseas in the 1950s…
Winning through a high scoring offense, Racing becomes the darling of journalists. Players from the team are profiled in this issue alongside their families.
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