Argentina sets gold standard
August 28, 2004
By Michael Lewis
Like it or not, Olympic fans, but the Summer Games are but a mere blip on the way to the World Cup for many teams. Now, that's where soccer greatness and failure are truly measured.
By itself, the Argentines' accomplishment was quite extraordinary, imposing and astonishing, considering the long and storied history of the competition. They ran the table, ...