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Falklands' makes its debut among Argentine fans in the America Cup

Thursday, June 18th 2015 - 06:02 UTC
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The Argentine fans share with their English counterparts a history of violence and excesses    The Argentine fans share with their English counterparts a history of violence and excesses

The America Copa (Cup) currently being played in Chile, and the region's national teams main football competition, has not been without incidents. The one that has attracted most headlines, so far, was the host's leading squad player, Arturo Vidal who went on public television to apologize for drunk driving after crashing his Ferrari.

 He survived unscathed but not so his wife with light injuries or the 17 million Chileans and President Michelle Bachelet that have great hopes on the country's leading scorer. Apparently public opinion and the coach Jorge Sampaoli are prepared to give him another chance.

However it's the followers of the Argentine team, who are massively attending the competition in neighboring Chile that are now creating an uncomfortable situation for the host country, with a battle song allusive to the Falklands' conflict, Chile's stance at the time and obviously very confident about the strong blue-white striped team led by Messi and Kun Aguero.

The lyrics are partly copied from a previous one dedicated to Brazil, “Tell me Brazil, how does it feel”, but this time adapted to the host country:

“Chile tell me, how does it feel to know the sea is coming towards you”

“I promise you it doesn't matter how much time goes by, we're never going to forget”

“Because you're chicken, a snitch and a whistleblower, you turned as in during the war because you're chicken”

“Don't you ever come back, hope the sea swallows you, go ask the English to help you swim”


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  • Skip


    Children playing at being fascists. Amazing how popular the junta is now in the 21st century.

    Jun 18th, 2015 - 06:26 am 0
  • CaptainSilver

    Just shows what a purile bunch of spiteful losers the Argys are. Viva Chile!

    Jun 18th, 2015 - 07:05 am 0
  • gordo1

    What a juvenile gesture! Still soccer fans the world over are the same!

    I bet that when the Rugby World Cup is held in England in a few months' time there will be no such behaviour from any supporters - even the supporters of the Pumas!

    Jun 18th, 2015 - 07:27 am 0
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