According to The Telegraph, a British newspaper, the Argentinean football clubs Boca Juniors and River Plate are the world´s greatest rivalry. It all started back in the 1920´s when Boca Juniors and River Plate were only miles away from each other in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires.
River Plate had the money to move out of neighborhood La Boca and moved to neighborhood Belgrano. That is why River Plate´s nickname is “Los Millionarios” (The Millionaires).
The rivalry has grown enormously since then, fed by violence and hatred. (more…)
The whole world knows Argentina is famous for football and football players. More than 50% of all football clubs are settled in the province of Buenos Aires. To give you an overview of the most important ones we made this scheme listing the best known teams in the city and those in the province of Buenos Aires.
The best internationally known clubs are: Boca Junior, Independiente, Racing, San Lorenzo and River Plate.
In Argentina there is a list of “Big Five Argentine Football” clubs including: (more…)