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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the Capital of the Argentine Republic and one of the world’s biggest cities, often referred to as the Paris of South America for its European-style architecture and rich cultural life. There are multiple possibilities to suit every tourist on every budget. These include sporting events, tango tours, cultural tours and pub-crawls in the most popular neighborhoods, among others.

Soccer in Buenos Aires:

With more clubs and stadiums than any other city in the world, you can watch the most passionate games and breathe in the Argentine soccer atmosphere weekly.

Some Soccer Clubs located in Buenos Aires are: River Plate, Boca Juniors, San Lorenzo, Independiente, Racing and Huracán, among others.

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Rosario

Rosario is the second largest city in Argentina, located 186 miles northwest of Buenos Aires, on the western shore of the Paraná River. During World War II and the following decade it was the most important cereal exporter port in the world. Rosario is well known for its neoclassical architecture and the national flag monument, apart from being Argentina’s Soccer Capital. The city’s lively nightlife deserves special mention with pubs and discos for young and old.

Soccer in Rosario:

We cannot fail to mention Rosario’s storied tradition and incredible passion for its soccer rivalry: Newell’s Old Boys plays in red and black at “Parque Independencia” Stadium and Rosario Central plays in blue and yellow stripes at “Gigante de Arroyito” Stadium. Both clubs have a long and proud history of producing great players.

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Mar del Plata

Mar del Plata, the 7th biggest city in Argentina, is found south of Buenos Aires, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. It has one of the major fishing ports and the biggest seaside beach resort in Argentina, prepared with a sophisticated tourist infrastructure containing numerous hotels, restaurants, casinos, theatres and other attractions.

Soccer in Mar del Plata:

Mar del Plata is also an important sports center with a multi-purpose Olympic-style stadium (first used for the 1978 World Cup), five golf courses and many other facilities.

Every year the 33-year-old “Torneo Latinoamericano” is held by the Quilmes Soccer Club. This tournament convokes all the major soccer leagues in Argentina.

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Uruguay

Uruguay is bordered by Argentina and Brazil. It is considered one of the most liberal nations in the world, and one of the most socially developed. All roads in Uruguay lead to Montevideo, the country’s capital. However, during the summertime the most visited cities are those located on the beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, such as Punta del Este, La Pedrera and Cabo Polonio.

Soccer in Uruguay:

Soccer is the most popular sport in Uruguay. The national soccer team has won the FIFA World Cup on two occasions, in 1930 and again in 1950. They also hold the record for winning the Copa America more than any other country, an international tournament for South American nations and guests. Uruguay exported over a thousand players during the 2000’s.