Reuters Soccer Blog

No Riquelme free kick, no Boca victory

April 12, 2011

By Rex Gowar in Buenos Aires

SOCCER/Boca Juniors, in their modern crisis that goes back a couple of years, cannot string three wins together.

Argentina’s big guns show signs of life

April 6, 2011

SOCCER/Boca Juniors have two aces in their pack, one now firing on all cylinders, the other in one of his worst slumps during his final season before retiring.

Boca crossroads more of a roundabout

March 10, 2011

SOCCER-LATAM/Boca Juniors can’t escape the spotlight after another defeat, 1-0 at Velez Sarsfield on Sunday.

Emotional Maradona and the last chance saloon

October 13, 2009

The above picture was the defining image of Argentina’s dramatic 2-1 victory over Peru in the rain on Saturday, and perhaps Diego Maradona’s tenure as national team coach to date.

Martin Palermo heads towards the record books

October 6, 2009

Is Martin Palermo’s amazing winner for Boca Juniors on Sunday, a header from nearly 40 metres that bounced just once on the line of the six-yard box on its way into the net, worthy of an entry into the Guinness Book of records?

Another day in the life of Martin Palermo…

April 10, 2008

The fact that Martin Palermo is Boca Juniors’s regular penalty taker speaks volumes about his strength of character.