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”

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”

Ibrahimovic Loves Ronaldo

Why admiring the best is a good thing and why falling in love with the greats puts you in the right path to become a great. I think this so interesting; the looking up to a hero, admiring the best in the world, having someone to set the bar for you throughout your career. All these can either hinderContinue reading “Ibrahimovic Loves Ronaldo”

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”

Los Mejores Jugadores de Fútbol en Instagram

For my bilingual friends… here’s a guest post I did. I recently got a response for an opening at BuzzFeed Español, but before we could go any further, they wanted to see some posts done on their site, to show ’em what I can do. Well, here is my first post on BuzzFeed Español, hopefullyContinue reading “Los Mejores Jugadores de Fútbol en Instagram”

A Tale of Two Matches

Argentina vs. Germany – Today vs. FIFA World Cup Final

Like a stroke of fate, today, two nations competed in a friendly match less than two months removed from battling for the most important sports trophy in the world: The FIFA World Cup. On one side, the Argentineans begin the era of “Tata” Martino, their newly appointed head coach, and on the other, the Germans take the field with ceremonies to commemorate their newly printed jerseys donning not three stars, but four, a statement they wanted to make clear, almost show off, before the two nations took the pitch…