Tag Archives: Argentina

  • Argentine Footballer Scores The Worst Own Goal Ever (Video)

    Argentine Footballer Scores The Worst Own Goal Ever (Video)

    We have already brought you what we believed was the best goal from this weekend’s soccer action.  Now it is time to bring you the worst. It comes from an Argentine Primera Division match between San Martín de San Juan and Estudiantes, as San Martin defender Diego Sosa showed us an example of how not […]

  • Argentine Boxing Match Ends In Massive Chair-Throwing Brawl (Video)

    Argentine Boxing Match Ends In Massive Chair-Throwing Brawl (Video)

    Thousands of boxing fans filled the Club Once Unidos in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, to watch fellow countryman Luis Alberto Lazare throw punches at his Filipino opponent, Johnriel Casimero. Little did any of these fans know that by the end of the bout, they would be the ones throwing the punches.  And that […]

  • Argentine Soccer Fight Includes Players, Fans, And The Police (Video)

    Argentine Soccer Fight Includes Players, Fans, And The Police (Video)

    It goes without saying that the Argentine people are passionate about their soccer.  In fact, you could probably make the claim that they share the same degree of passion for the game of soccer as Canadians, especially those in Vancouver, share for the game of hockey.  And at times, the Argentine people can act a […]

  • Streaker Invades Pitch At Rugby World Cup Match (Video)

    Streaker Invades Pitch At Rugby World Cup Match (Video)

    A World Cup in any sport not only offers the players involved with the opportunity to gain some attention on an international stage, but in some cases it also provides the fans with the same opportunity.  However, that opportunity is usually only afforded to fans who are willing to show off their incredible breasts (see […]

  • Brazilian Fans Petition To Make Lionel Messi One Of Their Own

    Brazilian Fans Petition To Make Lionel Messi One Of Their Own

    There is no denying the fact that Lionel Messi is currently the greatest soccer player in the world.  Any individual from any country will agree with that assessment…except for an Argentinean. For as long as he has been representing his country on the international level, the people of Argentina have continued to argue that Messi’s […]

  • Lionel Messi Misses By A Mile (Video)

    Lionel Messi Misses By A Mile (Video)

    During my lifetime I feel as though I have watched thousands of soccer players send attempts on goal at least 3o feet wide of the target, but never have I seen the world’s greatest player, Lionel Messi, suffer from the same lack of accuracy as the rest of his less-talented counterparts.  Last night he stooped […]

  • River Plate Fans Riot Following Club’s Relegation (Video)

    River Plate Fans Riot Following Club’s Relegation (Video)

    River Plate has one of the most decorated histories in Argentine football, but following a 1-1 draw against Belgrano de Córdoba, they will now add something entirely new to their club’s history; their first ever relegation to the Nacional B, the country’s second division. After losing the first leg of their two-legged relegation playoff 2-0, […]

  • Lionel Messi Attempts His Own Version Of The “Hand Of God” Goal (Video)

    Lionel Messi Attempts His Own Version Of The “Hand Of God” Goal (Video)

    Yesterday marked the 25th anniversary of Diego Maradona’s world famous “Hand of God” goal, which he scored during a quarter-final match against England at the 1986 World Cup.  Maradona scored two goals that game, one being the controversial handball goal and the other coming after he successfully dribbled the ball around and through six England […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 6th) – Diego Maradona

    This Day In Sports History (April 6th) – Diego Maradona

    It was on this day in 1991 that soccer star Diego Maradona was suspended by professional football for 15 months after testing positive for cocaine.  Maradona would be unable to play for his club team, Napoli, as well as being banned from representing his country, Argentina, in international games. This incident was just one of […]

  • Look Out Below! (GIF)

    Look Out Below! (GIF)

    Some fans will do just about anything to meet their favorite sports star, including jumping from the stands into the players tunnel several feet below.  This woman was likely arrested shortly after “dropping in” on the action, but at least she was kind enough to avoid landing on any of the Argentine players.

  • Coming Up A Belt Short Of A Photo With Lionel Messi (Video)

    Coming Up A Belt Short Of A Photo With Lionel Messi (Video)

    A belt.  For one poor soul, that would prove to be the difference between a photo with the world’s top footballer, Lionel Messi, and public embarrassment on national television. Attempting to chase down the Barcelona star at the airport for a once in a lifetime photo opportunity, this man’s hustle left him with a difficult […]

  • Argentine Fans Storm The Field, Strip Players Of Their Uniforms (Video)

    Argentine Fans Storm The Field, Strip Players Of Their Uniforms (Video)

    The hooliganism in South American soccer took a rather disturbing turn for the worse this weekend following a game between the Argentine first division’s Dock Sud and Juventud Unida.  After the final whistle sounded, fans stormed the field and tore the uniforms off the players of Dock Sud. Seemingly expecting the looting to take place, […]