This World Cup has seen Latin American soccer fans cheering for each others’ teams. Not Argentines and Brazilians, whose rivalry remains stubbornly in place. Quarrels between fans of South America’s two biggest countries have broken out in stadiums as supporters taunt each other. Police intervened in Belo Horizonte where Argentina fans and host Brazil threw […]
Barras Bravas… the first time the term was used was in the 60’s by a Argentinian newspaper, La Razón, to name the group of people that in an organized way go to a football match. Normally, the words Barras Bravas are followed by words like violence, mafia, hooligans.. But who are the Barra Brava ? The […]
Stowed away on a boat traveling to an unknown location, Bayan Mahmud could not have imagined what laid ahead. 28-months ago he was fleeing from a tribal war in his native Ghana, a conflict that had already claimed the lives of both his parents in 2005. Now he’s on the books of Boca Juniors, training […]
Messi and Neymar have already begun what looks like the making of a great partnership. The 2 South American stars joined the likes of Dani Alves, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Javier Mascherano and Eric Abidal, just to name a few, for a couple of matches between Messi and friends.