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Greece to Construct Football Fields at Greek Community in Argentina

Greece will donate towards the construction of two football fields named Greece (Grecia) in Berisso, Argentina, where the oldest Greek Community in South America lives. The announcement was made by Greek FM Nikos Dendias on Wednesday during the first-ever visit...

Salt Bae Seen Pestering Messi for a Photo After World Cup Final

Lionel Messi has been trending not just because he finally won the World Cup for Argentina on Sunday but also because he seemed to ignore the advances of celebrity chef Salt Bae, who for some unexplainable reason stormed the...

Lionel Messi Sleeps Together With the World Cup Trophy

Argentina captain Lionel Messi posed with the World Cup in his bed after celebrating the triumph with his teammates and fans in Argentina on Tuesday. Messi shared a post on Instagram titled “Buen día” where he is seen posing like...

Argentina Celebrates World Cup Triumph After Best Final Ever

Argentina's triumph in the World Cup final has sent hundreds of thousands of ecstatic fans pouring out onto the streets of Buenos Aires. The rollercoaster game saw Lionel Messi's team give up leads of 2-0 and 3-2 before ultimately prevailing...

Argentina Wins 2022 World Cup After Thriller Game With France

Argentina is the winner of FIFA 2022 World Cup as it defeated France 4-2 at the penalties in the tournament's grand finale in Doha, Qatar.

The First President of Argentina Was Greek

Few people know today that the first president of the unified Republic of Argentina was of Greek descent. Bartolome Mitre Martinez was born on June 26, 1821 in Buenos Aires to a Greek family whose last name was originally...

Argentina Thrash Croatia 3-0 to Land Place in World Cup Final

Argentina beat Croatia 3-0 in the semi-final of the World Cup in Qatar on Tuesday to progress to the final of the competition on Sunday. They will play against the winners of the France-Morocco game taking place on Wednesday. All...

Countries With Names Derived From the Greek Language

Surprisingly, the names of countless countries around the world come from words found in the Greek language, attesting to the influence of Greek.

Argentina Edge Netherlands in Shootout to Win World Cup Thriller

Argentina defeated the Netherlands in a penalty shootout (4-3) to progress to the semi-finals of the World Cup after a dramatic evening of football in Qatar on Friday. 35-year-old Lionel Messi, in what is surely his last World Cup, looked...

The Greek Sailor From Hydra Who Became War Hero in Argentina

A Greek sailor from Hydra named Nicholas Kolmaniatis, who would be known most of his life as Nicholas Jorge, became a war hero in Argentina in the 19th century. As a Hydriot, I had been raised on a pantheon of...