VanityBA: Argentina Footbal Hits A New Low At The Bombonera

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, vanityba

Last night’s highly-anticipated match between crosstown rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors is being referred to by the local press this morning as “the worst of football” (La Nacion), “a historic laughing stock” (iProfesional), and “a national shame” . It’s one thing when your fans demonstrate their “passion” by destroying a downtown McDonald’s, but firing tear gas into the visiting team’s tunnel prior …

Argentina Futbol Champions Boca Juniors Open New Franchise In Colombia

Patrick Archer franchises, lifestyle

With college bowl season and the BCS debacle fast approaching in the US, the debate over who is #1 in college football will soon commence. In Argentina, however, there is a consensus numero uno in the world of futbol argentino: Boca Juniors. The popular Buenos Aires club scored a 3-0 victory over Banfield on Sunday and were crowned Argentina soccer …