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  1. beyondbrics

    March 13, 2013

    Messi, a Queen and a Pope, oh my

    God is Argentine, as Argentines are fond of saying. Now, so is the pope. Next month, Argentina will also have a queen when...

  2. Money Supply

    October 17, 2012

    ECB's bond buying is a game of two halves

    According to the Maradona theory of monetary policy, as outlined by Sir Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England, a...

  1. FT Alphaville

    October 17, 2012

    The Hand of Draghi (aka Mariodona)

    Let’s go back to May 2005, to a lecture delivered by Bank of England governor Mervyn King at the Cass Business School… This...

  2. July 6, 2012

    The List: Highlights of the Football Museum

    When the National Football Museum opened this week at its new home in Manchester, World Cup-winning footballer Sir Bobby...

  3. June 22, 2012

    Puma to kick leather into touch

    Puma will have to stop using leather in its famous football boots and trainers because it is such an environmentally...

  4. beyondbrics

    August 5, 2011

    Grozny bids for World Cup big time

    Kadyrov challenges Maradona Grozny is not a name often associated with Europe’s sporting metropolises. But the Chechen...

  5. July 25, 2011

    Chávez back in Venezuela after chemotherapy

    CARACAS, July 23 – President Hugo Chávez returned to Venezuela on Saturday, a week after leaving for chemotherapy in Cuba,...

  6. FT Alphaville

    June 23, 2011

    Mervyn Maradona

    The Bank of England governor is a rule-breaker, just like Argentinian football star Diego Maradona. So says Malcolm Barr...

  7. May 27, 2011

    Lionel Messi

    Later we would all say, “I was there. I saw it happen.” At the time, when he was brought on as a substitute, it was actually...

  8. May 9, 2011

    The Football Men

    The Football Men: Up Close With The Giants of The Modern Game, by Simon Kuper, Simon & Schuster, RRP£16.99, 384 pages As...

  9. March 28, 2011

    US soccer looks to export young talent

    Andrew, 12, cannot hide his excitement at New Meadowlands Stadium, home of the New York Giants and New York Jets American...

  10. January 21, 2011

    The sage of Real Madrid

    Jorge Valdano is explaining what Real Madrid is about – a question he’s better equipped to answer than perhaps anyone else –...

  11. July 22, 2010

    Chavez breaks diplomatic ties with Colombia

    President Hugo Chavez broke relations with Colombia on Thursday, after being accused of “continued and permanent tolerance”...

  12. Money Supply

    July 6, 2010

    Why Germans are different

    Psychological analyses of the German character are the flavour of the week, what with the country’s team doing so well in...

  13. July 3, 2010

    German team ends Argentinian World Cup hopes

    Argentina followed Brazil through the World Cup exit door, comprehensively beaten 4-0 in Cape Town by a brilliant German...

  14. July 2, 2010

    Maradona gambles on the ‘owner’ to deliver Cup glory

    In the German squad’s five-star hotel outside Pretoria, their match analysts have spent days thinking about Lionel Messi....

  15. July 2, 2010

    Argentina in Cup dilemma

    No one in Argentina wants the national team to fail to make the World Cup final – except, perhaps, the planners at the...

  16. The World

    June 28, 2010

    A long walk at the World Cup

    Sitting in the stands last night, waiting for the Argentina-Mexico game to start, I texted a South African friend about...

  17. June 23, 2010

    England's timeworn elimination ritual

    "It was disbelief." England's midfielder Alan Ball summed up the mood in the team's dressing room after West Germany knocked...

  18. June 18, 2010

    Maradona's winning streak not a cert

    The only time Diego Maradona grew animated in his post-match press conference yesterday was when someone asked about his...

  19. June 17, 2010

    Maradona may be spared his blushes

    The only time Diego Maradona grew animated in his post-match press conference on Thursday was when someone asked about his...

  20. June 16, 2010

    Argentina abandons business as usual

    It’s the World Cup, and for companies in Argentina, it’s anything but business as usual.With the entire country glued to the...

  21. June 10, 2010

    A sartorial strategy for growth

    There is no question that football can sell fashion - Louis Vuitton's current heritage campaign, featuring legends Zinedine...

  22. June 9, 2010

    A sartorial strategy for growth

    Don Jones (left) and Jaon Costley are trying to alter perceptions in the US There is no question that football can sell...

  23. June 5, 2010

    The resurrection of Diego Maradona

    In the late afternoon of June 30 1994, the president of the Argentine Football Association, Julio Grondona, watched his...

  24. April 10, 2010

    Sporting life

    Maradona must unleash his heir to lift the world cupLionel Messi was taking a penalty in the world cup final. Some mortal...

  25. April 9, 2010

    Maradona must unleash heir to lift the world cup

    Lionel Messi was taking a penalty in the world cup final. Some mortal penalty-takers wait until the keeper dives, then score...

  26. December 5, 2009

    Barcelona's strategy to get beneath the Messi flowerpot

    A no-name defender from Almería kicks Lionel Messi. The undersized Argentinian with the brown flowerpot haircut is unhurt,...

  27. December 4, 2009

    Barcelona’s strategy to get beneath the Messi flowerpot

    A no-name defender from Almería kicks Lionel Messi. The undersized Argentinian with the brown flowerpot haircut is unhurt,...

  28. October 15, 2009

    Longed-for feat of Maradona's team breaks two-year bridge blockade

    After nearly two years of diplomatic pressure and international litigation, Argentine protesters yesterday agreed to lift...

  29. October 14, 2009

    Argentine protesters suspend bridge blockade

    After nearly two years of diplomatic pressure and international litigation, Argentine protesters on Wednesday agreed to lift...

  30. October 10, 2009

    Sporting life

    Why Argentina chose 'ganas' and 'pibes' over winning Everyone laughs at Argentina, but the point is to understand how they...

  31. October 9, 2009

    Why Argentina chose ‘ganas’ and ‘pibes’ over winning

    Everyone laughs at Argentina, but the point is to understand how they got themselves into this mess. Their football team,...

  32. September 19, 2009

    Lower gilt yields help out King and his bold QE policy

    This week Mervyn King, the Bank of England governor, had one of his Diego Maradona moments. At the Commons Treasury select...

  33. September 18, 2009

    Lower gilt yields help King and QE

    This week Mervyn King, the Bank of England governor, had one of his Diego Maradona moments. At the Commons Treasury select...

  34. July 11, 2009

    Sporting life

    How imperfect sportsmen became a thing of the past Watching Michael Jackson's funeral this week, the sports fan's mind...

  35. July 10, 2009

    How flawed sportsmen became a thing of the past

    Watching Michael Jackson’s funeral this week, the sports fan’s mind travelled back to a funeral in Rio de Janeiro in 1983....

  36. December 26, 2008

    Maradona’s main man

    The wheel of fortune has turned full circle for footballer Javier Mascherano in two eventful years. The Argentine first...

  37. December 8, 2008

    Stars fight search engines over links to porn websites

    When Argentine actress Isabel Macedo heard on the grapevine her name was appearing on internet porn sites, she sat down to...

  38. December 8, 2008

    Stars fight search engines over links to porn websites

    Argentine actress Isabel Macedo heard on the grapevine that her name was appearing on internet porn sites, so she sat down...

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