Argentina vs. Germany: Nine things to know
The Local · 12 Jul 2014, 11:51
Published: 12 Jul 2014 11:51 GMT+02:00
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While both countries share an obvious football aptitude, they're linked by more than a love for the game.
Since the late 19th-century, Argentina has been a southern hemisphere haven for German immigrants searching for a better life, as well as members of the Nazi party, looking to escape retribution.
The two countries see eye to eye on a wide range of issues, including a mutual love of beef and the importance of promoting scientific advancement. Find out here what connects these two countries.