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Boca Juniors

Boca Juniors
Boca Juniors logo18.svg
Full nameClub Atlético Boca Juniors
Nickname(s)Xeneizes (Genoese)
Azul y Oro (Blue and Gold)
La Mitad Más Uno (Half plus One)
Founded3 April 1905; 114 years ago (1905-04-03)
GroundLa Bombonera
La Boca, Buenos Aires
Capacity49,000
ChairmanDaniel Angelici
ManagerGustavo Alfaro
LeagueArgentine Primera División
2018-193rd
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Club Atlético Boca Juniors (Spanish pronunciation: [klu? a'tletiko '?oka '?unjo?s]) 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 its promotion in 1913, has always played in the Argentine Primera División, becoming the most successful team of Argentina in number of official titles, with 68 won to date.[1][2] National titles won by Boca Juniors include 33 Primera División championships,[3][4] and 13 domestic cups.[5] Boca Juniors also owns an honorary title awarded by the Argentine Football Association for their successful tour of Europe in 1925.[6][7]

Internationally, Boca Juniors has won a total of 22 international titles,[8][9][10] with 18 organised by CONMEBOL[11] and the rest organised jointly by the Argentine and Uruguayan Associations. Consequently, Boca is ranked third in the world in terms of number of complete international titles, after Real Madrid (26) and Egyptian side Al Ahly (24).[12] Boca Juniors' international achievements also include Tie Cup,[13]Copa de Honor Cousenier,[14] and Copa Escobar-Gerona,[15] organized jointly by AFA and AUF together.

Their success usually has Boca ranked among the IFFHS's Club World Ranking Top 25, which they have reached the top position six times (mostly during the coaching tenure of Carlos Bianchi).[16] Boca was named by the IFFHS as the top South American club of the first decade of the 21st century (2001-2010).[17] Boca Juniors is also known to be one of the most popular football clubs in Argentina, along with River Plate.[18][19]

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, Nicolás Gaitán and Fernando Gago, who have played or are playing for top European clubs.

In addition to football, Boca Juniors has professional basketball and volleyball teams. Other (amateur) activities held in the club are: athletics, futsal, artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, martial arts (judo, karate and taekwondo), swimming, weightlifting and wrestling.[20]

History

The first recorded photo of Boca Juniors taken in 1906, after winning the Copa Reformista.

On 3 April 1905, a group of Greek and Italian boys (more specifically from Genoa) met in order to find a club. The house where the meeting was arranged was Esteban Baglietto's and the other four people who attended were Alfredo Scarpatti, Santiago Sana and brothers Ioannis (Juan) and Theodoros (Teodoro) Farengas from Chios and Konstantinos Karoulias from Samos.[21] Other important founders members include Arturo Penney, Marcelino Vergara, Luis Cerezo, Adolfo Taggio, Giovanelli, Donato Abbatángelo, Bertolini.

In 1913, Boca obtained the promotion to Primera División that the team had wanted for many years. This was possible when the Asociación Argentina de Fútbol decided to increase the number of teams in the league from 6 to 15.[22]

In 1925, Boca made its first trip to Europe to play in Spain, Germany and France. The squad played a total of 19 games, winning 15 of them. For that reason Boca was declared "Campeón de Honor" (Champion of Honour) for the 1925 season by the Association.

During successive years, Boca consolidated as one of the most popular teams of Argentina, with a huge number of fans not only in Argentina but worldwide. The club is one of the most successful teams in Argentine football, having won 33 Primera División titles, second only to River Plate with 36. In South American and international club football, Boca Juniors have won 18 titles, the same as A.C. Milan; Boca also won four international official titles (played between teams from the Argentine and Uruguayan Association), although not recognized by FIFA yet.

Those honors include 1919 Tie Cup, 1920 Copa de Honor Cousenier and 1945 and 1946 Copa Escobar-Gerona.

Kit and badge

According to the club's official site, the original jersey colour was a white shirt with thin black vertical stripes, being then replaced by a light blue shirt and then another striped jersey before adopting the definitive blue and gold.[23] Nevertheless, other version states that Boca Juniors' first jersey was pink, although it has been questioned by some journalists and historians who state that Boca, most probably, never wore a pink jersey, by pointing out the lack of any solid evidence and how this version stems from, and is only supported on, flawed testimonies.[24]

Legend has it that in 1906, Boca played Nottingham de Almagro. Both teams wore so similar shirts that the match was played to decide which team would get to keep it. Boca lost, and decided to adopt the colors of the flag of the first boat to sail into the port at La Boca. This proved to be a Swedish ship, therefore the yellow and blue of the Swedish flag were adopted as the new team colours.[25] The first version had a yellow diagonal band, which was later changed to a horizontal stripe.[23]

Through Boca Juniors history, the club has worn some alternate "rare" models, such the AC Milan shirt in a match versus Universidad de Chile (whose uniform was also blue) in the 1963 Copa Libertadores.[26] When Nike became official kit provider in 1996, the first model by the company introduced two thin white stripes sorrounding the gold band, causing some controversy.[27][28] The brand also introduced a silver jersey designed exclusively for the 1998 Copa Mercosur. For the 100th. anniversary of the club, Nike launched commemorative editions of several models worn by the club since its foundation, including a version of the 1907 shirt with the diagonal sash, which was worn in two matches during the 2005 Torneo de Verano (Summer championship).[29] Other models were a black and white striped jersey (similar to Juventus FC)[30] and a purple model,[31] worn in the 2012 and 2013 "Torneos de Verano" respectively.

Novertheless, none shirt caused more controversy than the pink model released as the away jersey for the 2013-14 season, which was widely rejected by the fans.[32] Because of that, the introduction of this model (to be initially worn v. Rosario Central) was delayed until the last fixture when Boca played Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP).[33][34] As a replacement for the pink model, Nike designed a fluorescent yellow shirt launched that same season.[35][36]

In 2016, the club wore a black jersey for the first time in its history. Originally launched as the third kit.[37] Although President of the club, Daniel Angelici, had stated that the black kit would never be worn,[38] the kit debuted in a match v. Tigre, only four days after the announcement.[39]

Kit evolution

Uniforms worn by the team through its history:

1905-06
1906-07 [note1 2]
1907-12 [note1 3]
1913-present
Notes
  1. ^ Some sources state the first shirt was pink, as so did the club itself,[40] although further revisions established the striped black and white as the first shirt adopted by the club.[23]Nike released some versions based on this model, first in 2005 (although only for sale at stores)[41] and then in 2012, although this model was only worn during the Torneo de Verano.[42]
  2. ^ A similar model was used as the alternate kit in the 2006-07 season, 100 years after it was worn by the first time.
  3. ^ According to photographic document of those times, the diagonal sash was displayed in both ways, from left to right and vice versa.

Kit suppliers and shirt sponsors

Some jerseys exhibited at "The Passion for Boca Juniors Museum".
The first jerseys used by the team in the 1900s.
Period Kit Manufacturer Shirt Sponsors
1905-80 Adidas None
1983 Vinos Maravilla
1984 Dekalb
1985 None
1986-88 Fate
1989-92 FIAT
1992-95 Olan Parmalat
1995-96 Olan / Topper Quilmes
1996-01 Nike
2001-03 Pepsi
2003-04 Pepsi & Goodyear
2004-05 Red Megatone & Goodyear
2006 Megatone & Goodyear
2007-09 Megatone & Unicef
2009-11 LG & Total
2012-14 BBVA & Total[43][44]
2014-16 BBVA & Citroën
2016-17 BBVA & Huawei
2017-18 BBVA & ?
2018-19 Qatar Airways & ?

Badge

The club has had five different designs for its badge during its history, although its outline has remained unchanged through most of its history. The first known emblem dates from 1911, appearing on club's letterhead papers. In October 1932, the club stated that one star would be added to the badge for each Primera División title won. Neverthless, the stars would not appear until 1943, on a Report and Balance Sheet.[45]

A version with laurel leaves was launched in 1955 to celebrate the 50th. anniversary of the club,[45] while the emblem with the stars inside has regularly appeared on Boca Juniors uniforms since 1993.[45]

In 1996, the Ronald Shakespear Studio introduced a new badge -with the horizontal band suppressed- as part of a visual identity for the club. The new Boca Juniors image also featured new typography and style.[46][47]

Stadium

Interior view of La Bombonera, Boca Juniors' current venue
Official grandstand of Estadio Ministro Brin y Senguel, where Boca Juniors played from 1916 to 1924
The Boca Juniors stadium in Brandsen and Del Crucero, inaugurated in 1924. It was later demolished to build La Bombonera, in the same place

Boca Juniors used several locations before settling on their current ground on Brandsen. Club's first ground was in Dársena Sur[48] of the old Buenos Aires port (currently Puerto Madero) but it was vacated in 1907 as it failed to meet the minimum league requirements. Boca Juniors then used three grounds in the Isla Demarchi area between 1908 and 1912.[49][50] In the first year in the Primera Division (1913) the club hadn't an own stadium and played the home games in the pitches of the other teams, likely in Estudiantes de Buenos Aires in Palermo (on Figueroa Alcorta y Dorrego), but also in Avellaneda (first official derby against the River).[51] Between 1914 and 1915, the club moved away from La Boca for the second time in its history (beyond the 1913), moving to Wilde in the Avellaneda Partido of the Greater Buenos Aires but a relatively poor season[52] and poor attendances in 1915 forced the club to move back to La Boca.

On 25 May 1916, Boca Juniors opened its new stadium at the intersection of Ministro Brin and Senguel streets, playing there until 1924 when the club moved to its current location on Brandsen and Calle Del Crucero (currently Del Valle Iberlucea) streets.[53]

Building of Boca Juniors' current stadium began in 1938, under the supervision of Engineer José L. Delpini. Boca played its home matches in the Ferro Carril Oeste ground in Caballito until it was completed in May 25, 1940.[50] A third level was added in 1953, originating then its nickname La Bombonera ('The Chocolate Box').[54] The stand opposite the Casa Amarilla railway platforms remained mostly undeveloped until 1996, when it was upgraded with new balconies and quite expensive VIP boxes. Three sides of the Bombonera are thus made up of traditional sloping stadium stands, but the fourth side was built vertically, with several seating areas stacked one on top of the other, the only way that makes it stand into the club premises.

La Bombonera is renowned for vibrating when fans start to jump in rhythm; in particular, the unique vertical side will sway slightly, leading to the phrase, "La Bombonera no tiembla. Late" (The Bombonera does not tremble. It beats)[55][56]

La Bombonera currently has a capacity of around 49,000. The club's popularity make tickets hard to come by, especially for the Superclásico game against River Plate.[57] There are further improvements planned for the stadium, including measures to ease crowd congestion, use of new technology and improved corporate facilities.[58]

List of stadiums used by the club

All of them placed in La Boca with the exception of Wilde (1914-15), located in Avellaneda Partido. Boca Juniors also used the Estudiantes de Buenos Aires (in 1913, then located on Figueroa Alcorta Avenue)[59] and Ferro Carril Oeste stadium (1938-40) as temporary venues.[60]

Notes
  1. ^ Formerly, Del Crucero street.

Supporters

Boca Juniors' supporters displaying their flags at La Bombonera (north side), 2009

Boca Juniors is traditionally regarded as the club of Argentina's working class, in contrast with the supposedly more upper-class base of cross-town arch rival Club Atlético River Plate.[61]

Boca Juniors claims to be the club of "half plus one" (la mitad más uno) of Argentina's population, but a 2006 survey placed its following at 40%,[18][19] still the largest share. They have the highest number of fans, as judged by percentage in their country.

The Boca-River Superclásico rivalry is one of the most thrilling derbies in the world.[62] Out of their 338 previous meetings, Boca have won 126, River have won 107 and there have been 105 draws.[63] After each match (except draws), street signs cover Buenos Aires at fans' own expense, "ribbing" the losing side with humorous posters. This has become part of Buenos Aires culture ever since a Boca winning streak in the 1990s.

In 1975, a film (La Raulito) was made about the life of Mary Esher Duffau, known as La Raulito, a well-known Boca Juniors fan. She died at the age of 74 on 30 April 2008, the same day Boca Juniors played a Copa Libertadores match against Brazilian club, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube with the players and fans observing a minute's silence in her memory.[64]

Nicknames

La Bombonera during a night game v. Colo Colo, with the refurbished boxes at right, March 2008.

Boca fans are known as Los Xeneizes (the Genoese) after the Genoese immigrants who founded the team and lived in La Boca in the early 20th century.[65]

Many rival fans in Argentina refer to the Boca Juniors' fans as Los Bosteros (the manure handlers), originating from the horse manure used in the brick factory which occupied the ground where La Bombonera stands. Originally an insult used by rivals, Boca fans are now proud of it.[66]

Reflecting the team's colors, Boca's shirt is also called la azul y oro (the blue and gold).[67]

There is also a society which dedicates all of its activities to supporting the team known as la número 12 or la doce (player number doce or 12, meaning "the 12th player")[68] "La doce" is a criminal organization similar to other "barra brava" gangs associated with football clubs in Argentina.[69] Illegal activities by La doce include assault, drug sales and trafficking, extortion, and murder.[70] La doce finances its activities by selling parking, reselling club tickets as well as extorting commission from the sale of players. La doce also extorts Boca Juniors for transportation to domestic and international events as well as their means of financing their activities. If their demands are not met they threaten violence at home matches or to take down club officials.[71]

The naming of "La 12? (the twelfth player), by which Boca Juniors' fans became known, dates back to the year 1925, during the European tour they made that year. At that time, the team was accompanied by a Boca fan called Victoriano Caffarena, who belonged to a wealthy family and funded part of the tour. During that tour he helped the team in everything, thus establishing a strong relationship with the players, so they named him "Player No. 12?. When they returned to Argentina, Caffarena was as well known as the players themselves. Nowadays, this nickname is used primarily to name their group of supporters, known as "La 12?.[72]

International

Peñas (fan clubs) exist in a number of Argentine cities and abroad in countries such as Russia, Ukraine,[73] Spain,[74]Israel[75] and Japan.[76] Boca Juniors are particularly popular in Japan because of the club's success in recent years[when?] at the Intercontinental Cup held in Japan. All over the world, fans are drawn to Boca by the club's international titles, and by the success of Boca players who went on to play in European football such as Hugo Ibarra, Rodolfo Arruabarrena, Diego Cagna, Enzo Ferrero, Roberto Abbondanzieri, Nicolás Burdisso, Fernando Gago, Diego Maradona, Claudio Caniggia, Gabriel Batistuta, Juan Román Riquelme and Carlos Tevez.

Boca have fans throughout Latin America and also in parts of the United States where there has been Latin immigration and where in July 2007, after the club had toured pre-season, it was reported that the club were considering the possibility of creating a Boca Juniors USA team to compete in Major League Soccer.[77]

Rivalries

Boca Juniors has had a long-standing rivalry with River Plate. The Superclásico is known worldwide as one of world football's fiercest and most important rivalries.[78] It is particularly noted for the passion of the fans, the stands of both teams feature fireworks, coloured confetti, flags and rolls of paper. Both sets of supporters sing passionate songs (often based on popular Argentine rock band tunes) against their rivals, and the stadiums are known to bounce with the simultaneous jumping of the fans. Sometimes the games have been known to end in riots between the hardest supporters of both sides or against the police. The English newspaper The Observer put the Superclásico (played at La Bombonera) at the top of their list of 50 sporting things you must do before you die.[79]

The two clubs both have origins in the poor riverside area of Buenos Aires known as La Boca. River however moved to the more affluent district of Núñez in the north of the city in 1923.

Boca Juniors and River Plate have played 338 games all time against each other, with Boca winning 126, River winning 107 and 105 draws. In the First Division Professional Era the two clubs have played 198 games with Boca winning 72, River 66 and 60 draws.[80]

This intense rivalry has not stopped players from playing for both clubs, most notably José Manuel Moreno, Hugo Orlando Gatti, Alberto Tarantini, Oscar Ruggeri, Julio Olarticoechea, Carlos Tapia, Gabriel Batistuta and Claudio Caniggia.

Players

Current squad

As of 12 August 2019[81]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Out on loan

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Reserves and Academy

For the reserve and academy squads, see Boca Juniors Reserves and Academy

Records

Most goals

Martín Palermo is Boca Juniors' all-time top goalscorer.
Rank Player Position Tenure Goals
1 Argentina Martín Palermo FW 1997-01, 2004-11 236
2 Argentina Roberto Cherro FW 1926-38 221
3 Argentina Francisco Varallo FW 1931-39 194
4 Argentina Domingo Tarasconi FW 1922-32 193
5 Argentina Jaime Sarlanga FW 1940-48 128
6 Argentina Mario Boyé FW 1941-49, 1955 123
7 Paraguay Delfín Benítez Cáceres FW 1932-38 115
8 Argentina Pío Corcuera FW 1941-48 98
9 Argentina Pedro Calomino FW 1911-13, 1915-24 96
10 Argentina Juan Román Riquelme MF 1996-02, 2007-14 92

Last updated on: 6 July 2016 - Top 10 all time scorers at historiadeboca.com.ar

Most appearances

Roberto Mouzo, Boca Juniors' most capped player.
No Player Position Tenure App.
1 Argentina Roberto Mouzo DF 1971-84 426
2 Argentina Hugo Gatti GK 1976-88 417
3 Argentina Silvio Marzolini DF 1960-72 408
4 Argentina Martín Palermo FW 1997-2001, 2004-11 404
5 Colombia Carlos Navarro Montoya GK 1988-96 400
6 Argentina Juan Román Riquelme MF 1996-2002, 2007-14 388
7 Argentina Antonio Rattín MF 1956-70 382
8 Argentina Ernesto Lazzatti MF 1934-47 379
9 Argentina Rubén Suñé MF 1967-72, 1976-80 377
10 Argentina Natalio Pescia MF 1942-56 365

Last updated on: 6 July 2016 - Top 10 most appearances of all time at historiadeboca.com.ar

Notable players

This section lists players who have appeared in least 100 matches[82] or scored at least 35 goals[83] for the club.

1905-1930s

1930s-1970s

1970s-1990s

1990s-2000s

2000s-

Players gallery

Coaches

The first Boca Juniors coach recorded is Mario Fortunato, who had been player before becoming coach of the team. Fortunato led Boca to win a total of five titles (4 league in 1930, 1931, 1934 and 1935) and one National cup (Copa de Competencia Británica in 1946).[135] He had three tenures on the club, coaching Boca Juniors in 1930-1936, 1946 and 1956.

Carlos Bianchi is the most successful coach in Boca Juniors' history, having won nine titles, including Aperturas in 1998, 2000 and 2003, the 1999 Clausura, the Copa Libertadores in 2000, 2001 and 2003, and the Intercontinental Cup in 2000 and 2003.

Juan Carlos Lorenzo (1976-79, 1987), El Toto, won five titles with the team, including the Copa Libertadores in 1977 and 1978, the Intercontinental Cup in 1977, and the Metropolitano and Nacional in 1976.

Alfio Basile also won 5 titles along with Mario Fortunato and Toto Lorenzo. With Basile, Boca won two domestic titles, 2005 Apertura and 2006 Clausura and three international (2005 Copa Sudamericana, 2005 and 2006 Recopa Sudamericana), all of them won within two years.

Miguel Ángel Russo was hired as Ricardo Lavolpe's replacement. Under his coaching Boca Juniors won the 2007 Copa Libertadores with a 5-0 overall rout of Brazilian Grêmio.

Julio César Falcioni led the team to the 2011 Apertura championship, which Boca won unbeaten with only 7 goals conceded in 19 rounds. With Falcioni as coach, Boca also won the 2011-12 Copa Argentina.

Institutional

Daniel Angelici is the President of Boca juniors since 2011, when he was elected over Jorge Amor Ameal, getting 54% of the votes.[136]

Apart from Angelici, the Boca Juniors' Executive Board consists of the following members:[137]

  • 1st Vice-president: Rodolfo Ferrari
  • 2nd Vice-president: Horacio Paolini
  • 3rd Vice-president: Darío Richarte
  • General Secretary: Christian Gribaudo
  • Treasurer: Matías Ahumada

Honours

National

League

National cups

Other cups

International

Friendly

Notes
  1. ^ The Copa Bullrich was an official football competition contested by clubs playing in the Second Division. Boca Juniors won those titles playing with reserve teams so the senior squad had promoted to Primera División in 1913. The AFA has not included this competition into the list of national cups because only teams in Primera División participated in those competitions.[141]
  2. ^ Organised by UEFA and Conmebol together
  3. ^ a b c d e f CONMEBOL competition
  4. ^ a b c Organised by AFA and AUF together
  5. ^ Title shared with Nacional.

Records and facts

Other sports sections

Football reserves and academy

The reserve and youth academy football teams of the club, currently coached by former club player Rolando Schiavi,[159] who debuted in February 2015.[160] Boca Juniors is the most winning Torneo de Reserva championships with 21 titles won since it was established in 1910.

Notable players from the youth academy include Américo Tesoriere, Natalio Pescia, Ernesto Lazzatti, Antonio Rattín, Ángel Clemente Rojas, Roberto Mouzo, Oscar Ruggeri, Diego Latorre, Carlos Tevez and Fernando Gago, among others.

Futsal

Boca Juniors compete in Primera División de Futsal, the top division of the futsal league system and organised by AFA. The club is the 2nd most winning team (after Club Pinocho) of Primera División, with 12 titles, the last won in 2017 after beating Kimberley in the finals.[161]

Basketball

The Boca Juniors basketball team has won the Argentine league three times (1996/97, 2003/04, 2006/07), five Argentine Cups (Copa Argentina 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006), the Argentine Top 4 (2004), and three South American Club Championships (2004, 2005, 2006).[162][163] It also reached the 2004-05 national finals (losing to Ben Hur). Their home arena is the Estadio Luis Conde, better known as La Bombonerita (small Bombonera).

Volleyball

Boca Juniors has a professional volleyball team that won the Metropolitan championship in 1991, 1992 and 1996, and achieved the second place in the 1996-97 A1 season. Because of a lack of sponsors, the team was disbanded, but later it was reincorporated through the coaching of former Boca player Marcelo Gigante; after playing in the second division, it returned to the A1 league in 2005.

In August 2015 it was announced that Boca Juniors's volleyball team would not participate in the Argentine major league (A1) from 2016. The decision was personally taken by Boca Juniors chairman, Daniel Angelici. The club alleged that taking part in a professional league resulted in a hugh commercial deficit so Boca Juniors declined to participate, although the volleyball department had reached an agreement with several sponsors which would put the money to cover the costs (about A$ 3 million).[164]

Women's football

The Boca Juniors women's football team plays in the Campeonato de Fútbol Femenino and have won the championship a record 23 times of which 10 were in succession from the 2003 Apertura to the 2008 Clausura.[165]

Though the club has not yet won any international competition, it secured the third place at the 2010 Copa Libertadores de Fútbol Femenino.

In Futsal, Boca has won 6 Championships: 1992, 1993, Clausura 1997, Apertura 1998, Clausura 2003 (Men), and 2004 (women).

Boca representatives also compete in other disciplines such as judo, karate, taekwondo, wrestling, weight lifting and gymnastics.[166]

Merchandising

Boca Juniors themed street vendor in La Boca

Boca Juniors has expanded its activity beyond sport, providing its fans with a number of other products and services.

In 2003, it became the fifth football club in the world to open its own TV channel. Boca TV broadcast 24 hours a day, featuring sports programs and talk shows. The channel was closed in 2005 due to low audience, returning in 2015 as a website.[167] In 2005, a funerary company started to produce a line of coffins available for dead fans.[168][169] The club also opened a "Boca Juniors" exclusive section of 3,000 hectare in the Parque Iraola Cemetery of La Plata Partido in 2006.[170][171]

Also in 2006, Boca expanded its business launching its own fleet of taxis operating in Buenos Aires,[172][173] as well as its own brand of wine, called "Vino Boca Juniors".[174]

In 2012 Boca Juniors opened in Buenos Aires its first thematic hotel not only in Argentina but worldwide. The hotel was designed by Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott. All the rooms were decorated with the colours of the club, apart from photos and paintings of notable players in the history of the club.[175][176]

There is an Argentine steakhouse in Queens, NYC which is a Boca Juniors theme restaurant.[177][178]

Sponsorships

In racing, Argentine Turismo Carretera stock-car competition league spun off the Top Race V6 category, in which teams were sponsored by football teams.[179] Veteran race pilots Guillermo Ortelli and Ernesto Bessone and former Boca player Vicente Pernía drove for the "Boca Juniors" team; Ortelli finally won the first Top Race V6 championship with his car painted in Boca Juniors colors.[180]

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