Buenos Aires is a city known for its passion and energy, and nowhere is this more evident than at a football match. Football, or “fútbol,” as it’s known in Argentina, is a beloved sport that brings people together from all walks of life. As a traveler visiting Buenos Aires, attending a football match is a […]
Diego Maradona is a household name in Argentina, and for good reason. The football legend, who passed away in 2020, left an indelible mark on the country and the sport. If you’re a fan of Maradona and want to explore more about his life and legacy, Buenos Aires is the perfect place to do so. […]
“I thought football being a religion was a figurative saying, but in Buenos Aires, it’s literally the case.” Timo, a guest on the Staantribune & Homefans Ultimate Argentina experience, recaps with us his adventure in the most football-crazy city on the planet. Timo went to Buenos Aires for 7 days to experience football at its […]
“Vamo Vamo River Plate, ponga huevo y corazón, que esta hichada se merece ser campeón,” sang a group of middle-aged men standing outside a bar some blocks away from River Plate’s legendary El Monumental.
It is still three hours before kick-off, but there was already a sea of River Plate fans washing all over the area. Now, this was not a build-up to just any game. River Plate looked to end a seven-year title drought in the Argentine first division. I was fortunate enough to be amongst the 70,000 hinchas through Homefans, alongside a guide who ma
Think you’ve experienced atmosphere? Think again. Football is more than just a sport in Argentina – it’s a culture, a way of life, and an identity. The length and breadth of the country is filled with passionate supporters and amazing stadiums, the likes of which you won’t find anywhere else. No matter where you go, a […]