Tag: Argentina

Lionel Messi Breaks La Liga Scoring Record

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November 25, 2014 

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals when he netted a hat-trick in Saturday’s (November 22) 5-1 win at home to Sevilla. Messi is now the indisputably the record goal scorer in La Liga’s history. The previous record has been held by former Athletic Bilbao striker Telmo Zarra since….

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Messi Is No Maradona As Argentina Loses World Cup Final

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July 13, 2014 

Tens of thousands of Argentinians had flooded Rio hoping to see Messi inspire his team to their third World Cup win. This was Messi’s chance to put himself on par with the legend, Diego Maradona. But unlike in 1986, when Maradona helped Argentina win the World Cup by beating Germany. When the game looked like….

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Argentina Versus Germany In The World Cup Final.

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July 12, 2014 

In the previous World Cups finals, we saw a battle between two stars help decide the outcome of the game. In 2002, it was Ronaldo versus Oliver Kahn. In 2006, it was Zinedine Zidane versus Marco Materazzi. In 2010 it was Andres Iniesta versus Mark van Bommel. This time around it will be Bastian Schweinsteiger….

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¡Que Viva Argentina! Germany vs Argentina In the World Cup Finals

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July 09, 2014 

Latin America is just 90 minutes away from winning the World Cup. The battle of Messi vs Robben turned out to be the battle of the goalies and who can make penalty shots. On a cold rainy night in Belo Horizonte, Argentina and the Netherlands battled with very few chances to score. The only really….

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Brazil And Argentina Ready For The World Cup Semi Finals

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July 07, 2014 

Only two Latin American teams are left with a chance to make the World Cup finals. In game one of the World Cup semi finals, Brazil will face off against Germany. Brazil advanced to the semi finals by beating Colombia but lost it’s star player, Neymar, in the process from injury. In this game we….

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Latin America Set For The Quarterfinals Of The World Cup

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July 03, 2014 

We finally got our Elite Eight and for the first time in World Cup history, all eight teams are group winners and four of the eight are from Latin America. In the battle between Brazil vs Colombia, it will be James versus Neymar. This could be the next great rivalry. With Colombia’s speed, Brazil may….

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Argentina Advances After Winning A Close Game

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July 01, 2014 

Argentina advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup! This great match between Argentina and Switzerland had to be decided in extra time as both teams could not score a goal. The Swiss looked far more dangerous on the attack while Argentina looked desperate and kind of lost. In the final 10 minutes of the….

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Messi Was The Star In Day 14 While Ecuador and Honduras Struggled

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June 26, 2014 

Tough day for Latin America in day 14 of the World Cup. Honduras had a tough day against Switzerland losing 0 – 3 with a hat trick by Xherdan Shaquiri. The Ecuador vs France game was a complete opposite game with both countries battling to score a goal. At the 50th minute mark, Ecuador’s captain,….

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Colombia Is The Top Latin American Team

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June 24, 2014 

Colombia easily beats Japan in the final game of Group C and enters the Round of 16 as the top Latin American team joining Netherlands with a perfect record. Japan started the game strong but with a penalty call, Juan Cuadrado kicked in the first goal and thus starting la goliza for Colombia. Japan dominated….

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Tough Day For Latin America in Day 4

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June 16, 2014 

Day four of the World cup was a tough day for Latin American teams. We first saw a great game between Switzerland and Ecuador. Ecuador for the most part was in control of the game with an early goal from Enner Valencia. After Switzerland tied the game it seem that we would see our first….

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