Argentina: Soccer and Economics

In a fascinating analysis of football and economics, Asad Yawar thinks both spheres will perform strong in 2006.

“But the playing philosophy of the 2006 selection is befitting of a country that has produced the archetypally modernist literature of Borges, the endlessly innovative music of Soda Stereo, the sensual eroticism of the tango and the Buenos Aires institution of the telos or “love hotel,” frequented by amorous couples who cannot wait for night to express their passion: eclectic, improvisational, impulsive and irresistibly sexy.”

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