Boca Juniors V River Plate: Six Reasons Why The “Superclasico” Is The Greatest Derby In World Football

The match that represents most famous rivalry in the footballing world comes round again today.

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There is no game in the world like the Superclasico, the game that the Observer described as “making the Old Firm game look like a primary school kick-about”. Here are just some of the reasons that the derby is the greatest game in the world footballing calendar.

Boca River Bombonera

The Setting

Buenos Aires is perhaps the best footballing city in the world: there are thirteen clubs from the city in the Argentinian first division alone – that’s more than half the league! Despite the huge number of options, a reported 70% of Argentinians support either River or Boca, and the whole country grinds to a halt when the Superclasico is on.

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