The world of football transfers is an awkward, murky business. But the deal involving Tevez and Mascherano to West Ham in 2006 is truly in a world of its own. Why are Football Transfers so complicated? In a word: money. Anybody who’s played even a… Read More »How did Tevez and Mascherano Break the Law at West Ham in 2006?
Club Atlético Boca Juniors are technically the most successful club in Argentina’s Primera Division history … but you didn’t hear it from me!
Most fans will point to Lionel Messi as the natural heir to Diego Maradona. However, a select number of older fans will appreciate the genius of Juan Roman Riquelme. Riquelme was the quintessential No. 10 attacking midfielder, with playmaking ability, infinite passing range, and dribbling… Read More »How Great Was Juan Roman Riquelme?
A player who looked like he was destined to become a one-club man for the longest time, heads were turned all over the world when this headline broke … I honestly never thought I would be writing about Daniele De Rossi and Boca Juniors, in… Read More »Daniele De Rossi & His Bizarre Boca Juniors Move in 2019
So, there I was, just watching a Copa90 Documentary on my way from London to Birmingham, and then … I saw it. Compared to the atmospheres in most of Central Europe, those like La Bombonera in Argentina are second to none in terms of its… Read More »The Infamous ‘Avalanche’ at Boca’s La Bombonera Stadium
Despite the odd scandal, a broken leg and no shortage of bust-ups, Ever Banega endeared himself to millions worldwide. Personally, and as a lifelong Preston North End fan who has grown up on the fringes of London, my self-professed ‘love’ for the Argentine has raised… Read More »Ever Banega: A Mini Maestro Many Loved to Hate!
Things could have been very different in the world of Martin Palermo. But ‘destiny’ is a funny ol’ thing in football, isn’t it! You know, there is a certain romanticism attached to great South American strikers. Players such as Ronaldo Nazario, Sergio Aguero and Carlos… Read More »Martin Palermo: Destined to be a Boca Juniors Legend (1997-2001 & 2004-11)!
Born in an underprivileged community on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, there was very little to get excited about in the young life of Diego Maradona. He was the first son of 4 daughters before becoming the elder to two younger brothers not too long… Read More »An Ultra United Tribute to 🇦🇷 Diego Armando Maradona 🙌🏽