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Boca Juniors And River Plate Combine For Five Red Cards, Nine Yellows, And One Brawl In A Friendly

There’s no such thing as a friendly between Boca Juniors and River Plate. Every Superclásico is an opportunity for the bitter crosstown rivals to humiliate the other, and yesterday’s match was no different. Boca had three players sent off with direct red cards, and River lost two.

75 Voters In Argentine Soccer Federation Election Somehow Produce 76 Votes

All Alfredo Dagna could do upon taking in the results of the Argentina soccer federation’s presidential election last night was collapse into his chair, propping his head up with his hand, probably so that he didn’t start banging it against the table. Those results? 38 votes for the challenger, 38 for the incumbent.…

Diego Maradona Can't Decide Whether To Defend Or Bash Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi failed to drag Argentina to the title in yet another major international tournament, giving his countrymen another shot to break out the bats and partake in what is now looking like the real Argentine national pastime: beating up on Messi’s reputation. As has been typical of the man’s hot-and-cold…

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Soccer Player Shoved Into Concrete Wall, Suffers Serious Head Injury

According to reports, Emanuel Ortega of Argentine club San Martín is currently hospitalized with a severe head injury stemming from the mid-match event you see above. While he and a Juventud Unida player chased after a ball heading out of bounds, the Juventud player gave him a push, causing him to lose his balance and…