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Police: Man Burned Friend's House Down after Soccer Argument

The Superclásico between Argentine teams Boca Juniors and River Plate is coming up on Saturday for the Copa Libertadores, and the rivalry is apparently big enough to cause a man to set his former brother-in-law's house on fire.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.7.18
Sports

Inside the 'Church' Devoted to Argentina’s Favourite Soccer Player

Diego Armando Maradona is one of the best soccer players of all time. And for many fans, he’s a god.
VICE Staff
8.7.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

The Biggest Myths Busted During the Group Stage of the World Cup

After a thrilling two weeks, we've learned that a bunch of early-tournament narratives have turned out to be false as we head into the knockout stage.
Daniel Squizzato
6.28.18
peru

The World Cup Match That Spawned a Decades-Old Conspiracy Theory

When Argentina thrashed Peru at the knockout stages of the 1978 World Cup, the result led many to mutter darkly about fixes, political interference, and corruption at the highest level.
Will Magee
6.7.18
soccer

Argentina FA World Cup Manual Has Tips for Picking Up Russian Women

Some advice leading up to the the 2018 World Cup include: "Russian girls, like any other girls, pay close attention if you’re clean, you smell good, and if you dress well."
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.16.18
movies

This Sexy Serial Killer Movie Is Like if Harmony Korine Did True Crime

Luis Ortega's 'El Ángel' tells quite a bit more than the story of 70s serial killer Carlos Robledo Puch​, the longest-serving prisoner in Argentina.
Manuela Lazic
5.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Some Argentinian Cops Tried To Blame Missing Weed on Stoner Mice

I guess some people do call it cheddar…
Mack Lamoureux
4.11.18
Five Questions

Five Questions for That Couple Who Fucked in a Moving Car

The only way to process the world is by asking questions of it.
Joel Golby
12.7.17
soccer

The Immortal Maradona: The Many Times That Diego Cheated Death

The soccer legend, who recently turned 57, has seemed on multiple occasions to have his days numbered—but he's always managed to stick around. Did someone say the hand of God?
Juan José Relmucao
11.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Massive Nazi Artifact Stash Found in Secret Room in Argentina

Authorities believe all 75 pieces may have entered the country with top Third Reich leaders fleeing prosecution after WWII.
River Donaghey
6.20.17
fifa

FIFA Lifts Messi's Four-Match Ban for Insulting a Referee

Messi would have missed three other qualifiers, and would have only returned for their final qualifier against Ecuador in October.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.5.17
soccer

Messi Says Mean Thing to Ref, Is Banned for Four Games

FIFA handed Messi a four-match suspension for his comments to an assistant ref during Argentina's World Cup qualifier against Chile last week.
Brian Blickenstaff
3.28.17
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