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Argentina Soccer

World Cup Final Cake Is The Most Confusing Thing Ever

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 07.16.2014 | Sports

Someone made a fantastic-looking cake with the outer dressed nicely in a Argentina flag. Whoever made it decided to fill the inside with the colors of...

WATCH: This Is The Only Time It's OK To Scream On A Plane

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.10.2014 | Sports

Rare is the moment when a plane full of screaming passengers can be taken as a sign of good things to come. In fact, this video of Argentina fans c...

Messi Gets Drug Tested After Win

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 07.10.2014 | Sports

Talk about bad timing. Lionel Messi was not in the locker room with his teammates celebrating after Argentina clinched a spot in the World Cup fina...

Argentina Fans Chant, Cheer With Replica Of Opponent's Spine

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports

Rule No. 1 for being a classy sports fan: Don't celebrate the injuries of your opponents. And if you must celebrate them, don't do so publicly -- e...

Lionel Messi Makes Up For Pre-Game Snub In Big Way

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.18.2014 | Sports

Argentina superstar Lionel Messi had one crucial miss on Sunday, and it came before he even stepped on the field for his team's World Cup win over Bos...

Player Dies After Heart Attack During Match In Argentina

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Sports

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- A player from a third-division Argentine soccer club has died of a heart attack during a match. Club Deportivo Laferrere s...

Fan Runs On Field Just To Kiss Lionel Messi

Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

People love Lionel Messi, especially this guy. Deep into Argentina's friendly against Sweden, a fan sporting a Barcelona jersey ran onto the pitch...

Argentine Soccer Match Suspended After Fans Throw Explosives Onto Field

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

A soccer match in Argentina turned to mayhem Wednesday night, when disgruntled fans threw explosive devices onto the field, forcing officials to suspe...

Soccer Player Threatened At Gunpoint

AP | VICENTE L. PANETTA | Posted 07.23.2012 | Sports

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Racing Club midfielder Giovanni Moreno turned up for practice flanked by police and accompanied by the president of t...

Messi Launches Wine Label In Argentina

The Huffington Post | Randy Kim | Posted 02.09.2012 | Sports

His famous Argentinian feet often leave defenders swerving as if tipsy on the pitch, so maybe it was high time that he produced a beverage that could ...

Soccer Hooligans Raid Hospital Looking For Revenge

AP | By STEPHEN WADE | Posted 01.19.2012 | Sports

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- A dozen soccer hooligans invaded the delivery room of a Buenos Aires hospital and threatened staff with guns and knives as ...

WATCH: Goalkeeper Ejected For Biting Opponent In Face

Posted 12.14.2011 | Sports

Despite worldwide pleas for sportsmanship and fairplay, sport remains rife with rivalries and the occasional fight. But I don't think we've ever seen ...

Argentina Soccer Legend Involved In Car Crash

Posted 09.11.2011 | Sports

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona was reportedly involved in a car accident on the outskirts of Buenos Aires on Monday night. According to se...

An Outsider's Perspective on River's Relegation and Soccer in Argentina

Karina Martinez-Carter | Posted 08.29.2011 | Sports
Karina Martinez-Carter

Even after nine months of living in Argentina, I still feel undeserving of the opportunity to choose and identify with a certain team. That zealous love for a team does not course through my veins like it does for so many Argentines.

The Beautiful Game, a Beautiful Cause: Why I Root for Argentina

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

In a modern world of robotic stratagems, they play with the wicked grace of decades past. Given that success breeds imitators, I would argue that it's in the interest of international soccer to see Argentina take it all the way.

The "Hand of God" Haunts Ex-Superstar Maradona and Argentina's World Cup Hopes

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Eric Ehrmann

In a nation where sports and politics cooperate to form a sense of national identity, the Argentine Football Association selected Maradona, who has been out of the game for a decade, over a group of more qualified candidates.