Mi Amor, Boca Juniors

Remembering The Words For Love While working on my newest story, I found myself having issues putting into words my love for the most beautiful sport in the world: el fútbol. I was mostly having issues expressing what football means to me—the feeling of being on the pitch, of having the ball at my feet, orContinue reading “Mi Amor, Boca Juniors”

My Cultural Identity Look

Be culture, love your culture, keep your culture. Culture. History. Identity. Heritage. Blood. Lineage. Ancestry. Roots. Birthright… I could keep going on-and-on-and-on with different names for the same concept. I could go on-and-on-and-on about what it means to me and how I show mine… well, actually, I will. Because it took too many years forContinue reading “My Cultural Identity Look”

Random Blog Post #9 – Do Cry For Me Argentina!!!

Arbitrary List of Things I’ll Miss About Argentina Since January I have been living with my grandpa in Tucumán, Argentina. I was born and lived in Argentina until 9-years-old, then moved to the states, Maryland to be exact, and from then on I would visit once a year, for no longer than two weeks at a time.Continue reading “Random Blog Post #9 – Do Cry For Me Argentina!!!”

The Hand of Maradona

Maradona was an idol, now he is a monster. Growing up there were few people I idolized: Paul McCartney, Michelangelo — the Ninja Turtle, not the artist — and none other than the greatest football player in history, the national hero, El Diez, Diego Armando Maradona. Like Paul was a musical god to me, DiegoContinue reading “The Hand of Maradona”

Argentina vs. Brazil: History, Goals, and Upcoming Match

Rivalries keep us on our toes, through pleasure and pain, rivalries keep our hearts racing and our jerseys sweaty. In my little footballer world, October is filled with rivalry match-ups that have me up all night loosing sleep. It began last weekend with the Superclásico, when my one-and-only, the greatest team in the world, Boca Jrs. took onContinue reading “Argentina vs. Brazil: History, Goals, and Upcoming Match”