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Club Atlético River Plate

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River Plate
Full nameClub Atlético River Plate
Founded25 May 1901
GroundEstadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti,
Núñez, Buenos Aires
Capacity70,074 [1]
ChairmanDaniel Passarella
ManagerMarcelo Gallardo
LeaguePrimera División
Current season

Club Atlético River Plate, commonly known as River Plate, is an Argentine professional football club. They are based in Buenos Aires, and play their home games at Estadio Monumental.

The name of the club is English for Río de la Plata. They are the most succcessful club in Argentina, with 36 league titles. River Plate has a very strong rivalry with Boca Juniors, mainly because both teams are from Buenos Aires and also are considered the biggest teams in Argentina. Matches between them sometimes involve violence between supporters.

Panoramic View of Estadio Monumental

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 16 February 2021[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Argentina Argentina Franco Armani (fourth captain)
2 DF Paraguay Paraguay Robert Rojas
3 DF Argentina Argentina Fabrizio Angileri
4 DF Argentina Argentina Jonatan Maidana (vice-captain)
5 MF Argentina Argentina Bruno Zuculini
6 DF Argentina Argentina David Martínez (on loan from Defensa y Justicia)
7 FW Argentina Argentina Matías Suárez
8 MF Argentina Argentina Agustín Palavecino
9 FW Argentina Argentina Julián Álvarez
10 MF Colombia Colombia Jorge Carrascal
11 MF Uruguay Uruguay Nicolás De La Cruz
12 GK Argentina Argentina Franco Petroli
13 MF Argentina Argentina Tomás Castro
14 GK Argentina Argentina Germán Lux
15 FW Argentina Argentina Federico Girotti
No. Pos. Nation Player
16 DF Argentina Argentina Alex Vigo
17 DF Chile Chile Paulo Díaz
18 FW Argentina Argentina Lucas Beltrán
19 FW Colombia Colombia Rafael Santos Borré
20 DF Argentina Argentina Milton Casco
22 DF Argentina Argentina Javier Pinola (third captain)
23 MF Argentina Argentina Leonardo Ponzio (captain)
24 MF Argentina Argentina Enzo Pérez
25 GK Argentina Argentina Enrique Bologna
26 MF Argentina Argentina José Paradela
27 FW Argentina Argentina Agustín Fontana
29 DF Argentina Argentina Gonzalo Montiel
30 FW Argentina Argentina Benjamín Rollheiser
31 MF Argentina Argentina Santiago Simón
38 DF Paraguay Paraguay Jorge Moreira

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "El Monumental". River Plate Official Website.
  2. "River Plate squad". Soccerway. 1 July 2020. Retrieved 1 July 2020.