River Plate

River Plate
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Training Facilities17/20
Youth Facilities20/20
StadiumEl Monumental
Stadium Capacity65,645
LeaguePrimera División Argentina

[edit] Club Information

Known simply as River the world over, and also as Los Millonarios and La Banda Roja at home, River Plate is the most successful club in Argentina. Ranked 9th all time in the world by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics and 1st in the Americas, River has won 33 Argentine titles and 5 CONMEBOL titles in their storied history, the most recent being the 2008 Clausura.

River maintains a fierce local rivalry with Boca Juniors and their Superclásico has been listed by the BBC as one of the most famous derby matches in the world.

[edit] Squad

1 GK Mario Vega
2 DF Javier Cohene
3 DF Cristian Villagra
4 DF Paulo Ferrari
5 MF Oscar Ahumada
6 DF Nicolás Sánchez
7 FW Mauro Rosales
8 MF Rodrigo Archubi
10 FW Ariel Ortega (vice-captain)
11 MF Marcelo Gallardo (captain)
12 GK Leandro Chichizola
13 GK Gonzalo Marinelli
14 DF Nicolás Domingo
15 MF Miguel Ángel Paniagua
16 DF Maximiliano Coronel
17 FW Andrés Ríos
19 MF Diego Barrado
21 MF Martín Galmarini
22 FW Gustavo Bou
23 FW Cristian Fabbiani
24 DF Gustavo Cabral
25 MF Matías Almeyda
26 MF Fabio Giménez
27 GK Nicolás Navarro
29 MF Mauro Díaz
30 MF Diego Buonanotte
31 MF Facundo Affranchino
34 FW David Villalba

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