Saudi Arabia and the oddly-placed tattoo

Hola, y benvenido to the first ever blog for Four Four Two solely dedicated to everything related to Argentine football, directly from, a frankly sweltering, Buenos Aires. One thing's for sure, we're never going to be stuck for news.

They say football in Argentina is a religion, in fact it is much more important than that. It seeps into everyday life in a way I have never seen following the game around the world. In how many other countries can think of, where everyone knows which team every politician supports - and votes accordingly? (Is it a surprise the chairman of Boca has just become the mayor of the city?).

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