In the thrilling world of football prospects, one name is on everyone's lips - Claudio Echeverri, the young Argentine playmaker, often hailed as 'the new Messi'.
River Plate are the overall historical leaders of the Argentine top flight with the most games won, most points accumulated, most goals scored and best goal difference.
River Plate's early history
River Plate and Superclasico
After former Boca player Oscar Ruggeri joined River Plate in 1985, he was on the receiving end of a vicious knee-high challenge from former team-mate Roberto Passucci in a Superclasico. Passucci's house was subsequently set on fire by Boca supporters.