Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise
Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise

No Spanish knowledge is required to enjoy this one. Some feelings are universal. Although it may help to know the meaning of the oft-used phrase: "la puta que te pario."

The situation was Argentina's most famous and successful team, River Plate, being relegated for the first time in their history. This "hombre pacífico" watched the whole painful thing, a 90-minute execution in the second leg of a home-and-home. His family was kind enough to film him. We especially enjoy the outburst at 2:45.


There were riots, both in River Plate's home stadium and on the streets of Buenos Aires. But none of that anger was as righteous or as primal as this, the Old Man and the TV.


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