The Underrated Goals of Mario ‘El Matador’ Kempes, The Man Who Won Argentina The World Cup

Mario Alberto Kempes Chiodi was born in July 1954 in Bell Ville, a small agricultural town approximately halfway between the cities of Córdoba and Rosario, Argentina’s second and third largest. Fittingly, Bell Ville is renowned for manufacturing footballs – boasting more than a dozen dedicated factories – and therefore it’s perhaps only natural that Kempes would choose the path he so successfully did.  

La predicción de Mario Kempes para la Final de la Copa

De regreso a la normalidad, Mario Alberto Kempes parcicipaba esta semana en un programa de la ESPN en la que habló mucho de la Selección Argentina y de Leo Messi, pero allí también le preguntaron por su reciente viaje a València para participar en el homenaje al Centenario y sobre la próxima Final de la Copa que se jugará el próximo 25 de mayo en Sevilla.

50 Greatest Players in World Cup History: #21 Mario Kempes

Popularly known as El Matador, little did they know that Kempes would eventually be the tournament's biggest star. Wearing the no.10, he was hard to miss - what with his flowing locks that were quite the rage in the '70s and his graceful movement on the pitch.