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Past articles by Francisco:

‘Air rage’ and personality tests: our favorite illustrations of 2021

From the climate crisis to airline passenger tantrums, the Guardian illustrations that best captured 2021 → Read More

As Covid brings Argentina to its knees, the choice is clear: cancel Copa América now

My country has been ravaged by Covid, but will still play host to an international tournament in two weeks’ time. Argentina president Alberto Fernández and Conmebol should be ashamed → Read More

River Plate left with no goalkeepers for Copa Libertadores tie after Covid outbreak

River Plate will be forced to play Wednesday’s Copa Libertadores tie with no recognised goalkeepers after a Covid-19 outbreak in the squad → Read More

What do Joe Biden's executive orders do?

The president has signed a number of executive orders during his first weeks in office, ranging from the pandemic to immigration – here’s what they are → Read More

'Doomers' and buried treasure: our favorite illustrations of 2020

Froma vicious turkey to plastic products and voting crises, artists from around the world elevated our journalism by adding perspective → Read More

'I represent a breaking of the binary', says transgender professional footballer Mara Gómez – video

Despite it being a 7-1 defeat in her debut Gómez described it as 'a social evolution, in conquering rights and spaces' → Read More

'Now it’s the girls’ dream': Mara Gómez on becoming Argentina's first trans footballer

Mara Gómez made her professional debut this month, and is happy to break barriers in a country where football is entwined with national identity → Read More

‘La Pelota No Se Mancha’: Maradona Dead at 60

The legendary footballer Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60. → Read More

Got Election Anxiety? Three Different Types of Experts Weigh in on How To Manage

If your pandemic lockdown anxiety and regular ol' anxiety are coalescing with election anxiety, you're not alone. → Read More

Why I quit having sex for a year

I had been using sex as an ill-prescribed antidepressant, something to soothe me. Abstinence, I thought, was the only way to break my habit → Read More

Ronaldinho set for release after bizarre six-month stay in Paraguay penal system

After more than five months entangled in the Paraguayan legal system, Ronaldinho was granted his liberty from house arrest on Monday by judges in Asunción → Read More

Can Biden win over the young Latinos who flocked to Bernie Sanders?

Energized by universal healthcare and free college tuition, enthusiastic young Latinos favored ‘Tio Bernie’ – and Biden has work to do to convince this crucial voting bloc → Read More

Biden reaches out to Latino voters with plan to tackle inequalities

Plan addresses inequalities facing Latinos, who are poised to make up largest share of nonwhite voters, amid Covid-19 financial crisis → Read More

My pandemic epiphany: learning my man bun didn't define me

After growing his hair long for decades as a symbol of noncompliance, Francisco Navas was forced to cut it all off → Read More

Jürgen Damm: what slowed the career of one of the fastest players in the world

Jürgen Damm: what slowed the career of one of the fastest players in the world | Atlanta United | The Guardian → Read More

At Least a Dozen MLS Players Have the Coronavirus, but a Restart’s Still in Motion

Restarting the league amid this pandemic always posed a unique challenge given the United States' geography. → Read More

The Premier League Swaps Players' Jersey Names for ‘Black Lives Matter’ Stitching

But, is this just “a bit of fabric stitched to another bit of fabric?" → Read More

How Soccer Players Across Leagues Are Supporting the Black Lives Matter Movement

"This is an issue that involves everyone, it's important that as people of privilege we do anything we can," Bellerín said. → Read More

How An ‘Activist Spanglish Bookstore’ Became a Source of Aid in the Pandemic

“Real talk, thousands of people were dying and millions were already living week to week ... you can’t be shook by the information,” Herron tells Remezcla. “You have to address it.” → Read More

Golden State Warriors' Juan Toscano-Anderson Lead a ‘Walking in Unity’ Protest

Toscano-Anderson led a march in his native Oakland. Splash Bros. Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and hundreds of other protesters joined him. → Read More