Rosario Argentina Sports
European audiences consider Boca Juniors and River Plate to be Argentina's greatest football rivalries, but for those without a passion for Buenos Aires, it is still possible to find a place known as the Paris of South America. It is the second largest city in Argentina and also one of the oldest cities in Argentina. There is no city in the world that has produced such a talented footballer at this stage in history. Like Parana, Rosario is one of the few Argentine cities that cannot point to a specific person as its founder.
Rosario is home to two football clubs, Rosario Central (founded in 1889) and Newell's Old Boys (founded in 1903), both of which play in the Argentine Primera Division. The other Rosario football club is Atletico Central Cordoba, currently playing in the Primera B Metropolitana.
Boca Juniors are the most popular players in Rosario, are supported by over 80% of the city's population and have over 70,000 fans per game. Buenos Aires - Fans in Buenos Aires behave in a similar way to their counterparts in other parts of Argentina.
Rosario Central is currently 14th in the Argentine Super League table and 19 points behind leaders Boca Juniors. The club have participated in 11 Copa Libertadores editions and are currently tied for fifth place with Sarsfield.
Sao Paulo and Rosario Central will be on the field for the first time in the Copa Libertadores on Saturday, October 7 at 7pm in Sao Paulo. Fans visiting Rosario can even catch a glimpse of the team at the Estadio Nacional in Buenos Aires and perhaps even watch their first ever match against the Brazilian Super League club.
The Copa Libertadores in Sao Paulo on Saturday, October 7 at 7 p.m. at the Estadio Nacional in Buenos Aires (7 p.m. local time).
Rosario A.C. has been invited by the Argentine and Uruguayan Football Associations to participate in the tie-in cup match between teams from Buenos Aires, Rosario and Montevideo. The boys won the game in a series of two consecutive victories, 3-0 in Arroyito, but were relegated from the Primera and relegated to the Primera. In the last match of the tournament, in front of a sold-out house at the Estadio Nacional, on October 6, 2013, the boys win the title and become the first team from a province outside of Aires to be crowned national champions. It was the second national title won by Rosarios Central after the first in 2010, and the third for the club under the leadership of former head coach Carlos Bocanegra, with both trophies contested by the champions of Buenos Aires Argentina and Rosary.
In the same year, Rosario Central won the national cup organized by the dissidents of the Federacion Argentina de Football, the Copa Sudamericana, a precursor to the current CopA Sud Americana. It was the first in Argentine football and the competition is seen as a great achievement for the club and for some of the best footballers in history to emerge from it. Central Espanol has also performed similarly, winning its first international tournament in 2010, and again in 2011, when it was 21.
Rosario Central is the only Buenos Aires team to win an international title, with the Copa Sudamericana 2010 and the FIFA World Cup 2011.
For many years the Argentine only played domestic games and faced local rivals Atletico Nacional, Club Deportivo La Coruna and Club Boca Juniors. The only club from Buenos Aires and Rosario to participate in the Copa Sudamericana, with other cities being allowed to join as time goes by.
In 1928 Atletico del Rosario, which played in the Argentine League, the second league of the Argentine Football League, became a founding member of the Union de Rugby de Rosarios. In 1931, football in Argentina became professional and the first professional football club, Club Deportivo La Coruna, was founded in Rosario to organize the first professional championship. In 1939, it was one of the first member clubs to be admitted to the Argentine Football Association.
Maradona played five games, Messi another six years wearing the club's jersey. He returned to Newell's before embarking on his career in the ill-fated quest for fame and fortune in the United States.
Argentina's captain has been handed a three-match suspension by the South American Football Association after criticising the referee during Argentina's 1-1 draw with Colombia in the Copa America final. Messi will have to pay Argentina's bill when the team begin their run of three straight finals (2007, 2015 and 2016) against Colombia on Sunday. A very disappointed Messi announced he would be missing a penalty in the shootout defeat by Colombia in the Copa America final at the Estadio Azteca in Buenos Aires on Saturday. Messi has announced he will end his international career after his team's 0-0 draw at home to Chile on Tuesday night.