'We should not play soccer amid the concentration camps and torture chambers,' wrote proponents of an international tournament boycott that year.
Soccer has been played in various forms though out history.
Argentina kit history. Check out the evolution of Argentina's soccer jerseys on Football Kit Archive.
It marked the first time the World Cup was staged in South America since Argentina welcomed the world in 1978.
Welcome to FootballHistory.org, a website about football history including competitions, teams and players.
For the women's team, see Argentina women's national football team.
Brazil national football team record against Argentina including all match details.
Telstar : Mexico, 1970 Adidas started to make soccer balls in 1963 but made the first official FIFA World Cup ball in 1970.
Soccer in History. Important events, famous birthdays and historical deaths from our searchable today in history archives.
Argentina have won the biggest tournaments and played host to some of the biggest names in soccer history. Planet Sport looks back at their history.