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When Argentina Used World Cup Soccer to Whitewash Its Dirty War

History - 16 Jul 2018
When it comes to the World Cup tournament, host nations have long used the event as a giant diversionary tool. Whether the economy is sagging (South Africa), corruption scandals are raging (Brazil) or world bodies have levied sanctions in response to ...
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Here's the biggest takeaway for the 2022 World Cup

Los Angeles Times - 17 Jul 2018
The World Cup finalists received heroes' welcomes at home Monday, with hundreds of thousands of well-wishers clogging the Champs-Elysees in Paris to greet the victorious French team while a red-and-white checkerboard carpet was rolled out in Zagreb ...
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Argentina's Nestor Pitana to referee World Cup final

africanews - 14 Jul 2018
Experienced Argentine official Nestor Pitana will referee the World Cup final between France and Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday, an uncontroversial decision which rewards his authoritative performances in Russia. AdChoices. ADVERTISING.
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World Cup finalists get big welcomes home

Los Angeles Times - 17 Jul 2018
The World Cup finalists received heroes' welcomes at home Monday, with hundreds of thousands of well-wishers clogging the Champs-Elysees in Paris to greet the victorious French team while a red-and-white checkerboard carpet was rolled out in Zagreb ...
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Why Lionel Messi hates playing for Argentina in World Cup

USA TODAY - 24 Jun 2018
MOSCOW — He's not having any fun at this World Cup, Lionel Messi, that much is obvious. More than that uncharacteristically tame penalty kick that cost Argentina victory against Iceland, or the slumping-shouldered response to Croatia's second goal in ...
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Argentina's Delfina Merino set to light up women's hockey World Cup

The Hockey Paper (blog) - 17 Jul 2018
In February, when Delfina Merino won the female world player of the year award at the FIH Hockey Stars in Berlin, the winners' roll of honour briefly highlighted what Argentina has been missing since they last won the hockey World Cup in 2010. Luciana ...
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Get to know a World Cup food staple: Argentine choripan

For The Win - 10 Jul 2018
I'm aiming to write more about my overarching takeaways from eating all this World Cup food, but one of the main ones is that having a bike and access to Google in New York City opens you up to so many different neighborhoods and cultures and cuisines.
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Argentina Finds World Cup Salvation in Thriller Over Nigeria

New York Times - 26 Jun 2018
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — So where did this Argentina come from? For nearly two years, one of the world's great soccer powers had been largely missing in action. The team stumbled through qualifying and appeared lost in its first two matches in Russia, ...

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