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Lionel Messi doubling down on Champions League pledge for Barcelona

Messi`s first act as Barcelona captain was to tell the club`s fans at a pre-season friendly in August against Boca Juniors that he and his teammates "will do everything possible so that beautiful and desired cup returns to the Nou Camp".

May 02, 2019, 15:14 PM IST

Boca Juniors confirm midfielder Fernando Gago's Achilles tear

Most footballers require three to six months to make a full recovery from a torn Achilles tendon.

Dec 11, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

Boca Juniors make quiet return to Argentina following Libertadores loss

Guillermo Barros Schelotto is not expected to sign a contract extension, so Boca Juniors will likely have a new coach when it takes the field in January.

Dec 11, 2018, 15:38 PM IST

Libertadores fan violence has damaged Argentina, says Boca Juniors coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto

The attack on Boca`s bus last month was far from an isolated incident in Argentine football, and recalled events from a 2015 Libertadores game between the two sides when River players were attacked with pepper spray.

Dec 08, 2018, 21:48 PM IST

What is behind the fierce rivalry between River Plate and Boca Juniors?

The match has been moved across continents from Buenos Aires after River Plate fans attacked Boca`s team bus before the original fixture was postponed two weeks ago.

Dec 08, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

Boca Juniors file appeal with CAS over Libertadores final

Boca and River drew the first leg 2-2 on Nov. 11 but the second leg at River`s Monumental stadium was postponed after Boca players were hurt when their coach was attacked by River fans as it approached the ground. 

Dec 08, 2018, 16:52 PM IST

Libertadores win would be fitting farewell for Carlos Tevez

With the first leg a thrilling 2-2 draw, the second game was postponed last month after the Boca team bus was attacked and players injured as it approached River`s Monumental stadium in the Argentine capital.

Dec 07, 2018, 07:01 AM IST

South American final in Madrid is a one-off, says FIFA President Gianni Infantino

The second leg of the final between River Plate and Boca Juniors was postponed on Nov. 24 after the Boca team bus was attacked and players injured as it approached River’s Monumental stadium. 

Dec 01, 2018, 23:58 PM IST

River Plate reject Copa Libertadores final in Madrid

In the latest twist to the saga, River, the home team, said it was "incomprehensible" that the fixture should be played outside Argentina, although the club stopped short of saying they would refuse to play. 

Dec 01, 2018, 23:14 PM IST

Libertadores final postponed after Boca bus attacked, players hurt

The final of the competition, South America`s equivalent of Europe`s Champions League, was rescheduled for Sunday at 5 p.m. local time (2000 GMT).

Nov 25, 2018, 19:07 PM IST

Copa Libertadores final: Boca Juniors draw 2-2 with River Plate in first leg

The first Libertadores final between Argentina`s two biggest clubs was an end-to-end affair worthy of the occasion.

Nov 12, 2018, 16:19 PM IST

Carlos Tevez 'feels alive again' on Boca Juniors return

Carlos Tevez said he felt "alive again" after marking the start of his third spell with Boca Juniors by setting-up a goal in his team's 2-0 win over Colon de Santa Fe.

Jan 29, 2018, 21:04 PM IST

Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona given FIFA ambassadorial role

Maradona, has been invited back into the FIFA fold thanks to a warm relationship with Blatter`s successor Gianni Infantino.

Feb 10, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo rejects whooping 300 million Euros move from Chinese Super League club

Jorge Mendes said the deal would have been worth 100 million Euros a year to the Portugal striker.

Dec 30, 2016, 10:01 AM IST

Former Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez agrees to join Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua

Chinese Super League clubs had already splashed out more than $400 million on players this year, after President Xi Jinping laid out a vision of turning the country into a football power.

Dec 29, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

Carlos Tevez escapes sanction after injurying rival player

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) will not sanction Boca Juniors forward Carlos Tevez for injurying Ezequiel Ham of Argentinos Juniors, a media report said.

Sep 22, 2015, 09:41 AM IST

Carlos Tevez scores but Boca Juniors crash to Union

Carlos Tevez scored his first goal for Boca Juniors at La Bombonera in more than a decade but it was not enough to prevent his side from crashing to a shock 4-3 defeat to Union in the Argentine championship on Sunday.

Aug 03, 2015, 09:03 AM IST

Jonathan Calleri "rabona" sets up Boca win on Carlos Tevez return

Striker Jonathan Calleri chipped a brilliant “rabona” as Boca Juniors marked Carlos Tevez’s homecoming with a 2-1 victory over Quilmes at La Bombonera to stay top of the Argentine championship.

Jul 19, 2015, 20:22 PM IST

Carlos Tevez's Boca Juniors return put in shade by teammate

Carlos Tevez was overshadowed on his return to Boca Juniors after 11 years away on Saturday when teammate Jonathan Calleri scored a spectacular `rabona` goal in the 2-1 win over Quilmes.

Jul 19, 2015, 08:42 AM IST

Carlos Tevez returns a hero to Boca Juniors

Carlos Tevez is set for a hero`s welcome as he returns to his first club, Boca Juniors, after 11 years in Europe and still in his prime.

Jul 14, 2015, 05:06 AM IST