C.A. River Plate

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River Plate
CA river plate logo.svg
Full nameClub Atlético River Plate
Nickname(s)River
Founded25 May 1901
GroundEstadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti,
Núñez, Buenos Aires
Ground Capacity70,074 [1]
ChairmanDaniel Passarella
ManagerMarcelo Gallardo
LeaguePrimera División
2019-202nd
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. Position Player
1 Argentina GK Franco Armani (fourth captain)
2 Paraguay DF Robert Rojas
3 Argentina DF Fabrizio Angileri
4 Argentina DF Jonatan Maidana (vice-captain)
5 Argentina MF Bruno Zuculini
6 Argentina DF David Martínez (on loan from Defensa y Justicia)
7 Argentina FW Matías Suárez
8 Argentina MF Agustín Palavecino
9 Argentina FW Julián Álvarez
10 Colombia MF Jorge Carrascal
11 Uruguay MF Nicolás De La Cruz
12 Argentina GK Franco Petroli
13 Argentina MF Tomás Castro
14 Argentina GK Germán Lux
15 Argentina FW Federico Girotti
No. Position Player
16 Argentina DF Alex Vigo
17 Chile DF Paulo Díaz
18 Argentina FW Lucas Beltrán
19 Colombia FW Rafael Santos Borré
20 Argentina DF Milton Casco
22 Argentina DF Javier Pinola (third captain)
23 Argentina MF Leonardo Ponzio (captain)
24 Argentina MF Enzo Pérez
25 Argentina GK Enrique Bologna
26 Argentina MF José Paradela
27 Argentina FW Agustín Fontana
29 Argentina DF Gonzalo Montiel
30 Argentina FW Benjamín Rollheiser
31 Argentina MF Santiago Simón
38 Paraguay DF 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.