The final game of the FIFA World Cup has brought to the world’s attention the passion and fervency of the Argentinian population. The last three days of celebration all over the country, and even the world, as we’ve seen Argentinians gathering in different cities over the expanse of the seven continents, displayed on social media and on global media groups, is now forever part of our folklore.
Sports are boring. Not the first time I’ve said that, but I will say it again.
Lionel Messi ended the show with a hat-trick and the home crowd was pleased. The Argentine soccer player broke the South American goalscoring record in men’s international football on Thursday. He scored all three goals in a World Cup qualifier match against Bolivia at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires.