ARGENTINA: Sunday Futbol

In Argentina soccer is known as futbol. Every autumn Sunday 18 major league teams play it in stadia throughout Buenos Aires. Every Sunday Argentine fans reach a fine pitch of emotion. Last week, as Argentine's autumn got under way, Sunday crowds saw many a fine futbol game. At one a River Plate player assaulted and broke the jaw of an opponent. He was held for trial on $5,000 bail. Another was arrested for kicking his opponent in the stomach. Exhilarated, the crowd began to throw rocks at the players. Some took out...

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