Boca Juniors

When Bayern beat Boca in the Intercontinental Cup

This day in football history On 27 November 2001, Bayern Munich won the Intercontinental Cup with an extra-time goal against defending champions Boca Juniors, who had been reduced to 10 men. Boca had beaten Real Madrid the previous year and were hoping to repeat as champions. Playing at the National Stadium in Tokyo, they had the …

DTotD: Freight train Carlos Tevez breaks goalkeeper’s jaw

https://www.youtube.com/embed/7O-QLjSOzx8 To score on a goalkeeper is one thing, but to then break his jaw later in the match is just uncalled for. And yet, this is what Carlos Tevez did in Boca Juniors’ 4–1 win over Newell’s Old Boys last weekend. Tevez scored Boca’s second goal in the sixth minute, but later in the …

Carlos Tevez has an impressive Bombonera foosball table

(@SFZINI) We know Carlos Tevez loves Boca Juniors since he left Europe to return to the club where his career began, but it goes even farther than that. Tevez is now the proud owner of a La Bombonera foosball table that is serious business. All this thing is missing is a tiny Maradona jumping around …

Five Moments in the Rich History of the Club World Cup

The club world cup was born out of a fiercely contested transcontinental tournament that pitted Europe’s best against South America’s champions By Juan Figueira [E]arly Wednesday morning, Copa Libertadores champions River Plate defeated regional hosts and J1 League titleholders Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1–0. Barring a massive Guangzhou Evergrande upset over Barcelona, the aforementioned Argentines will face-off …

DTotD: Carlos Tevez gets launched into space

https://www.youtube.com/embed/sVsHMYTCHrY Carlos Tevez took a heavy challenge from Gustavo Gomez late in Boca Juniors’ Copa Argentina match at Lanus. Tevez scored Boca’s first goal in what would be a 2–0 win and in the 80th minute, Gomez made him pay for it with this tackle from behind, earning himself a red card and giving Tevez …

Jonathan Calleri scores with delightful rabona, Maradona loves it

https://www.youtube.com/embed/XeXSFWQOX5w?feature=player_embedded Inspired by the return of Carlos Tevez, Boca Juniors beat Quilmes 2–1. Jonathan Calleri scored the decisive goal in the 53rd minute and it was a special one. The 21-year-old initial shot/pass attempt was blocked by a defender, so with a bit of time and open space in the box, he opted to score …

Boca Juniors celebrate Dani Osvaldo’s first goal with group photo

https://www.youtube.com/embed/g77qoWj2NPA Argentine-born Italian striker Dani Osvaldo scored his first two goals for Boca Juniors (his fourth club in two years) in their Copa Libertadores match against Zamora. Boca were already up 3–0 when Osvaldo scored his first goal in the 69th minute, so to commemorate the occasion, he and his teammates all ran to the …