Argentina Fútbol Club
- Director: Juan Pablo Roubio
Venture into the most passionate rivalry in sports. If you dare.
The battle between historic Buenos Aires clubs Boca Juniors and River Plate is not just a game; it is an enduring struggle for identity.
In the days preceding each Superclásico, as the rivalry match is called, anticipation builds among players and fans alike. For these fanatics, the game means everything. It symbolizes strength, unity, and power. They want respect. They want honor. They want to win.
Argentina Fútbol Club provides an intimate look at the cultural impact of this rivalry for the players who compete in it, the fans who cheer it on, and, ultimately, the country that lives for it.
ALSO SCREENING: Loucos de Futebol
- Director: Halder Gomes
- Portuguese with English subtitles
This short examines the Brazilians’ passion for football through the inter-city rivalry between Fortaleza and Ceara, the two clubs in the city of Fortaleza. The supporters' passion proves, once again, that the world’s most popular sport is much more then just 22 men chasing a ball on the pitch.
After the films, join us for a panel discussion about the passion of great rivalries hosted by NBCSports.com writer Noah Davis. Special guests include:
- Portland Timbers forward Mike Fucito, the only player to suit up for both the Timbers and rivals Seattle Sounders in the MLS era
- Argentina Fútbol Club screenwriter Gavin Sullivan -- a Seattle native, no less
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