Julieta Jankunas

Argentine Hockey playerFactfileName: Julieta JankunasNationality: ArgentineDate of Birth: 20th January 1999Place of Birth:  Cordoba, ArgentinaSport: HockeyHeight: 1m67cm (5'6)Club: CiudadJulieta is a 19 year old Argentinian field Hockey player. She is a member of the Argentina international Hockey side, and was a member of the squad that ...

Julieta Jankunas

Argentine Hockey playerFactfileName: Julieta JankunasNationality: ArgentineDate of Birth: 20th January 1999Place of Birth:  Cordoba, ArgentinaSport: HockeyHeight: 1m67cm (5'6)Club: CiudadJulieta is a 19 year old Argentinian field Hockey player. She is a member of the Argentina international Hockey side, and was a member of the squad that ...

Agus Albertario

Argentine Hockey PlayerFactfileName: Agustina AlbertarioNationality: ArgentinaDate of Birth: 01 January 1993Place of Birth: Adrogue, ArgentinaSport: HockeyHeight: 1m73cm (5'8)Club: LomasAgus is an Argentine Hockey player. She will be hoping to star for Argentina in the Hockey World Cup this summer in London, United Kingdom. She was part of the ...

10 February 1946 – A Familiar Pattern Emerges In Buenos Aires

On 10 February 1946, Argentina won their eighth South American Championship, beating Brazil as usual.Four of Argentina's previous titles had come at the expense of Brazil, with the teams finishing as champions and runners-up, respectively. In three of them, Argentina won by finishing higher in the final table, though they did beat Brazil along the way. ...

15 November 2009 – In His Defense, He Never Actually Said What “It” Was

On 15 November 2009, FIFA issued a two-month ban to Diego Maradona and fined him £15,000 as the result of a press conference he gave the previous month.After taking over as manager of the Argentinian national team in 2008, the former star midfielder guided them through a difficult qualification campaign for the 2010 World Cup that included a 6-1 defeat ...

15 July 2007 – Thanks, Argentina, But They Didn’t Need The Help

On 15 July 2007, Brazil won their fourth Copa América with a dominating 3-0 victory over Argentina.The Brazilians stumbled out of the gate at the start of the tournament, losing 2-0 to Mexico, but rallied with wins over Chile (3-0) and Ecuador (1-0) to finish second in their group and advance to the knockout rounds, where they beat Chile again (6-1), ...

24 June 1987 – The Mighty Messi

On 24 June 1987, Lionel Messi was born in Rosario, Argentina. He has since become one of the world's best players, winning a record five Ballons d'Or.After initially playing for a local club managed by his father, Messi joined the youth program at Newell's Old Boys in 1995. There, he was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency. The costs of treatment, ...

1 April 2009 – Bolivia Rises To The Occasion

On 1 April 2009, Argentina matched their record loss with a crushing 6-1 defeat to Bolivia in a World Cup qualifier.It came in the twelfth round of CONMEBOL qualification. Argentina had a record of five wins, four draws, and only one loss, falling 1-0 to Chile the previous October. Bolivia, meanwhile, racked up an unimpressive collection of two wins, ...

27 February 1977 – Maradona Goes International

On 27 February 1977, Argentina beat Hungary 5-1 in a friendly that marked the international debut of 16-year old Diego Maradona.At the time, Hungary had been the more successful team, with two World Cup finals (1938 and 1954), three Olympic gold medals (1952, 1964, 1968) and one silver medal (1972). But they were in decline, failing to qualify for the ...

16 December 2006 – An Expensive Sheet Of Stationery

On 16 December 2006, a note belonging to German goalkeeper Jens Lehmann sold at auction for €1 million. It was the cheat sheet that helped him guide Germany past Argentina in a quarterfinal shootout at the 2006 World Cup.Although Lehmann made his national team debut in 1998, he spent the first several years stuck behind Oliver Kahn and did not play ...

8 October 2010 – Japan Rises Over Argentina

On 8 October 2010, Japan got their first win over Argentina, beating them 1-0 in a friendly. It was the seventh meeting between the two teams.It was Japan's first match under their new manager, Alberto Zaccheroni, who had just come off a 6-month term with Juventus. His pre-Japan career also included spells with a number of other Italian clubs, including ...

3 August 1952 – Singer, Actor, Spurs Superstar

On 3 August 1952, World Cup winner and Tottenham Hotspur Hall-of-Famer Osvaldo "Ossie" Ardiles was born in Bell Ville, Argentina.The midfielder made his professional debut in 1973 for Argentinian club Instituto Atlético Central Córdoba and he earned his first international cap for Argentina's senior side that same year. Five years and two clubs later ...

Argentina kits World Cup 1986

This is a world famous Argentinian kit, i saw Maradona dressed this one and won the WC. This pair of kits has trouble with the badge (different to one kit to another), another proof that in those years, merchandising and publicity was in diapers.

26 April 1991 – The Hand Of God Gets Caught In The Cookie Jar

On 26 April 1991, police in Buenos Aires arrested Diego Maradona for possession of cocaine. It was one more twist in the spiraling descent of the Argentina star, who had just started serving a 15-month ban from Italian football.Although he was already suffering from a cocaine addiction when he joined Napoli in 1984, he reached his greatest potential ...