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Gold Cup: US Does Enough To Get The Job Done, Win Group Despite Duffing Two Penalties

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In Argentina, it’s a gambeta.

Derived from the gaucho literature of South American cowboys, the word was initially used to describe the distinctive running motion of an ostrich. Before the industrialization of Argentina’s Pampas, the vast grassland that covers most of the nation’s northeastern pocket, wild-riding gauchos served a vital purpose in an era when farmland had yet to be systematized: They looked after cattle. But as the story goes, the British eventually arrived with their barbed wire, the concept of “fencing” was introduced, and the gaucho didn’t matter anymore.

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