Greeted with overwhelming indifference in Europe, the Club World Cup is still seen as the pinnacle of club football elsewhere as thousands of San Lorenzo fans demonstrated this week. An estimated 9,000 fans made the tortuous and costly trip from Buenos Aires to Marrakech to witness what they believed was the most important week in their club`s history.
Trickery or not, a ghostly apparition presented itself during a recent Argentine Primera Division clash between table toppers Racing Club and River Plate at the Estadio Presidente Peron in Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires: An Argentine judge has issued arrest and extradition warrants for two ex-ministers of Francisco Franco's regime and 18 others, invoking "universal jurisdiction" for serious rights abuses.
Relations between Argentina and China are poised to reach unprecedented "new horizons," visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said, addressing lawmakers in Buenos Aires during his summit visit here.
Argentina`s economy is shrinking and its government is in a race against time to cut a deal staving off another painful debt default, but Argentines are finding some rare joy in their soccer team`s ticket to the World Cup final.
Argentina and the Netherlands prepare to meet again on South American soil in Wednesday`s second World Cup semi-final, 36 years on from their encounter in the final of the controversial 1978 tournament in Buenos Aires.