C.A. River Plate

Argentine professional sports club


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.

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
Capacity70,074 [1]
ChairmanDaniel Passarella
ManagerMarcelo Gallardo
LeaguePrimera División
2019-202nd
Current season

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 squadEdit

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

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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