A fan died after falling from a stand at the Argentinian club River Plate's Mas Monumental stadium during Saturday's game against Defensa y Justicia.
River Plate fans were shocked to see the 26-foot-tall statue of club legend Marcelo Gallardo be even more exaggerated in one particular area.
It is impossible to avoid an alarming conclusion -- despite Argentina's World Cup win, South American leagues have become increasingly peripheral.
Argentina's Champions Trophy final on Sunday saw 10 players sent off, but that's not even a third of the world record for red cards in one game.
Carlos Tevez has left his role as manager of Argentine club Rosario Central five months after taking the job.
In a bizarre twist of fate, the keeper for Boca Juniors' eternal rivals, River Plate, ensured that the Argentine trophy went back to La Bombonera.
The last matchday in Argentina's league could make for some curious alliances among ancient rivals.
Marcelo Gallardo will leave River Plate when his contract ends in December after more than eight years at the club.
At least one person died after clashes between fans and police forced the Argentine match between Gimnasia and Boca Juniors to be abandoned.
All football matches in Argentina were suspended on Friday after an assassination attempt on the country's vice president.
Argentine club Rosario Central have confirmed former Argentina, Manchester United and Manchester City forward Carlos Tevez as their new coach.
Lionel Messi may have left Newell's Old Boys for Barcelona in 2000 when he was just 12 years old, but the club now has another Messi on its books.
FC Dallas has acquired Argentine winger Alan Velasco from Independiente for what the club said is a record transfer fee.
Atlanta United FC has loaned midfielder Ezequiel Barco to River Plate in Argentina's top flight for the 2022 season.
River Plate is instensifying its interest in signing New York City FC forward Valentin Castellanos, sources have told ESPN.
River Plate's Julian Alvarez and Flamengo's Gabriel Barbosa are two of the top South American prospects being eyed by European clubs.
River Plate beat Racing 4-0 on Thursday to win the Argentine first division with three games to spare.
Barcelona will play Boca Juniors in a December tribute match to mark the one year-anniversary of the death of their former player Diego Maradona.
Marcelo Gallardo won the league with River six times as a player but hasn't done it as a manager in seven years. This year, that could change.
After 18 months, fans finally return to club football in Argentina this weekend, just as Buenos Aires rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors clash.
Like a scene from a film, 5th-choice keeper Leonardo Diaz found himself playing for River against rivals Boca -- and the match went to a shootout.
Real Salt Lake are in pursuit of Independiente's Jonathan Menendez, with one source telling ESPN the club is "optimistic" of a deal.
Atlanta United FC has signed Argentine defender Alan Franco as a designated player.
South America's World Cup qualifiers are off for March, but a meeting of Argentine giants Boca and River should take away some of the sting.
|Estudiantes de La Plata||27||12||9||6||+11||45|
|Defensa y Justicia||27||12||8||7||+13||44|
|Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba||27||11||8||8||+5||41|
|Newell's Old Boys||27||8||11||8||0||35|
|Unión (Santa Fe)||27||6||12||9||-6||30|
|Gimnasia La Plata||27||7||9||11||-14||30|
|Central Córdoba (Santiago del Estero)||27||7||8||12||-10||29|
|Colón (Santa Fe)||27||4||13||10||-13||25|