Boca Juniors is an Argentine professional sports club based in La Boca neighbourhood of Buenos Aires. Boca Juniors is mostly known for its professional football team which, since it was promoted in 1913, has always played in the Argentine Primera División, becoming the most successful team of Argentina in number of official titles, with 67 won to date. National titles won by Boca Juniors include 33 Primera División championships,and 12 domestic cups. Boca Juniors also owns an honorary title awarded by the Argentine Football Association for their successful tour of Europe in 1925 .
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Barcelona will play Boca Juniors at the Camp Nou on August 15th in the Joan Gamper Trophy, a friendly competition. The match will occur just days before the start of La Liga and days after the Supercopa de España, so expect a heavily rotated team.
Boca Juniors will be making their sixth appearance in the competition, tying PSV Eindhoven’s record for most by a guest. They will be looking to win it for the first time in their history. Barcelona have won it 40 times, including the last five. 1. FC Köln have won it more than any other guest, having won it twice.
Boca is one of the most decorated and famous clubs in the world. They are ranked fourth in most trophies won by a club in their history and have won the Intercontinental Cup (the precursor to the Club World Cup) three times.
Match: Barcelona vs Boca Juniors
Competition: Joan Gamper Trophy 2018
Date: 15 August 2018
Venue: Camp Nou (Barcelona)
Boca Juniors squad is:
Forwards: Edwin Cardona, Ramón Ábila, Cristian Pavón, Darío Benedetto, Carlos Tévez, Mauro Zárate
Midfilders: Nahitan Nández, Fernando Gago, Wílmar Barrios, Gonzalo Maroni, Pablo Pérez, Emanuel Reynoso, Cristian Espinoza, Sebastián Villa, Julián Chicco, Sebastián Pérez, Franco Cristaldo
Defenders: Emmanuel Más, Lisandro Magallán, Frank Fabra, Santiago Vergini, Leonardo Jara, Paolo Goltz, Julio Buffarini, Carlos Izquierdoz, Marcos Goñi, Gino Peruzzi, Gonzalo Goñi
Goalkeepers: Guillermo Sara, Agustín Rossi, Federico Abadía
Boca has always had a fierce rivalry with River Plate, as both clubs were established in La Boca. Matches between them are known as the Superclásico, and are one of the most heated rivalries in Argentina and the world, as both clubs are the two most popular in the country. Boca’s home stadium is Estadio Alberto J. Armando, which is colloquially known as La Bombonera. The youth academy has produced many Argentine internationals such as Sebastián Battaglia, Nicolás Burdisso, Carlos Tevez, Éver Banega, and Fernando Gago, who have played or are playing for top European clubs.