The only positive to come out of Argentina’s humiliating 0-4 loss to the Germans in the 2010 World Cup Quarter Finals is that at least the nation’s citizens didn’t have to undergo the ordeal of seeing once great footballer, Diego Maradona run through the streets of Buenos Aires naked, as he had promised to do […]
There are more ways to meet other foreigners in Buenos Aires than attending tango classes or sitting around in an expat bar until someone talks to you. Joining a sporting team will ensure you have a whole bunch of instant friends to drink beer and talk about how much you miss peanut butter with. Football/Soccer […]
Club Atlético Boca Juniors Known as: Boca, Los Xeneizes, Los Bosteros (The Shit Boys) Founded: 1905 Colors: Blue and Yellow Stadium: Estadio Alberto J. Armando (La Bombonera) Titles: 23 Domestic Championships, 6 Copa Libertadores, 3 Intercontinental Cups Along with River Plate, Boca is one of the titans of Argentine football. With a glittering history and […]
The easiest way of getting a ticket to an Argentine football game is probably to purchase a ticket online. Purchasing tickets this way includes a guide and transport to and from the stadium. The only downside with this method is that prices will be marked up from the cost at stadium counters. Considering exchange rates, […]
This will obviously depend on scheduling and the length of your stay, but assuming you had all options available to you, and you’re a neutral supporter, I would prioritize the games in this order:
1. Boca-River. The Superclasico of Argentine football, and a unique experience that is worth blowing your budget on. An event you’ll never forget even if you’re not a football fan, and if you are, it’s something akin to Nirvana. Better to see it at Boca’s home ground, the Bombonera, but harder to get tickets.