I prefer that Argentina wins the World Cup. Messi deserves it for all he has done in football. He's my friend, I wish him the best— Neymar
Breathtaking Argentina quotations
I think those who say that you can't tango if you are not Argentine are mistaken. Tango was an immigrant music... so it does not have a nationality. It's only passport is feeling.
Long live Germany. Long live Austria. Long live Argentina. These are the countries with which I have been most closely associated and I shall not forget them. I had to obey the rules of war and my flag. I am ready.
The tango is really a combination of many cultures, though it eventually became the national music of Argentina.
I always thought I wanted to play professionally, and I always knew that to do that I'd have to make a lot of sacrifices. I made sacrifices by leaving Argentina, leaving my family to start a new life. I changed my friends, my people. Everything. But everything I did, I did for football, to achieve my dream.
As far as being a 'player's player,' you've only got to go to Nashville or Argentina and you can forget about it. The world is full of amazing guitar players, and you know it, and I know it...it's a humbling experience.
Argentina won't be at Euro 2000 because they're from South America.
On July 18, we will mark the 12th anniversary of the senseless loss of 85 lives in the bombing of the Jewish Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
I had watched for many years and seen how a few rich families held much of Argentina's wealth and power in their hands. So Peron and the government brought in an eight hour working day , sickness pay and fair wages to give poor workers a fair go .
Everybody in Argentina can remember the hand of God in the England match in the 1986 World Cup. Now, in my country, the hand of God has brought us an Argentinian pope.
If I have to apply five turns to the screw each day for the happiness of Argentina, I will do it.
Latins are tenderly enthusiastic. In Brazil they throw flowers at you. In Argentina they throw themselves.
I have an office in Argentina, I go there every day, so I work.
I was, I am and I always will be a drug addict.
A person who gets involved in drugs has to fight it everyday.
I'm a daughter of the middle class with a strong sense of social mobility and individualism, like the waves of immigrants, like my Spanish grandparents, who made Argentina.
Argentina has the best bird shooting in the world.
Perhaps one day tired of circling the world I'll return to Argentina and settle in the Andean lakes if not indefinitely then at least for a pause while I shift from one understanding of the world to another.
The fans in the United States, they are, well, more polite.
The fans in Argentina can get, well, crazy.
That's what they do in Argentina. Have a little wine and talk. Then have some coffee and talk. Then, go back to the wine.
When I first came out of Argentina to Europe, the flight took 36 hours.
Now it takes 12 hours, and the world is still shrinking.
Without Messi there isn't a team for Argentina, Messi is brilliant, different, with a strong mentality. Let's hope he doesn't change.
Latin America is all moving to the left, from Venezuela to Argentina with rare exceptions, but there's a good left and a bad left.
Argentina and Brasil are both extremely good south american teams who'll play a central role at the worldcup.
What beefsteak is to Argentina, flamenco to Spain, cool reserve and self-control in all situations to an Englishman, what vodka is to a Russian and beer to a Bavarian, what money is to a Swiss, that is outdoor-life to an Australian. It is a noble mania, better than vodka, better than cool reserve, better than money.
Unfortunately, we don't have the option of marriage in our country.
We could go to Britain or Spain or Argentina and do something symbolic, but that's not what I want. I want to have the rights of anybody else in my home country. I don't want to be a second-class citizen
Once upon a time there were the Pampas in Argentina, that people could treat as "empty lands" and where they could run away from their problems from problem-ridden homes. That eventuality is no longer available.
Stoichkov is a great person and an exceptional player.
.. Only if we had him at Napoli... can you imagine the Stoichkov-Maradona attacking duo?
And now with Argentina out, they will be on the plane home with France
Don't Cry For Me, Argentina
While Argentina, Brazil, and Chile - what in textbooks used to be called the ABC countries - seem settled into democratic politics and free market economics, the Andean countries are in disarray.
The Indians and Chinese have become brilliant chess professionals.
They get on a plane and play all over the world. This has led to dramatic pressure on incomes. Nowadays, the best chess player in Argentina can no longer make a living playing chess.
If I had my way, any man guilty of golf would be barred from any public office in the United States and the families of the breed would be shipped off to the white slave corrals of Argentina.
If you were a child and every time your relatives had a few drinks, they'd be running after you with scary faces and big hands to pull you back to sing Don't Cry For Me Argentina, you wouldn't like singing either.
I paint inspired by my father, a well known character of the nightlife;
a clandestine gambling capitalist and owner of three brothels in Argentina. I develop my work in a time that, from my point of view, is much more romantic than the present day.
When I finished high school, I was 16, and in Argentina you have to choose a career right after high school. There is no such thing as a liberal arts education.