Making his gibfootballshow debut is Ed Malyon – he brings us the story of the Argentine club bucking the trend in Argentina.

In Argentine football, where seemingly the only consistency is inconsistency, el Fortín, from the Buenos Aires suburb of Liniers, buck this trend and find themselves within reach of double glory.

“There’s not much health and safety in there but they’re certainly enjoying themselves” observed the commentator as he watched the mass of Velez hinchas jumping up and down as one and letting off fireworks into the Buenos Aires sky. And whilst the flagrant disregard for their own wellbeing and (quite literally) explosive support – as they completed their 2-0 victory over Banfield – was typical of the Argentine football fan, there is very little that is typically Argentine about this club.

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