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Sport in Buenos Aires is very important, especially football. It is a passionate crowd, and Buenos Aires is the capital of this popular euphoria. Every year tourists come from all over the world to see and feel the adrenaline of the matches in the historic stadium of Buenos Aires, to visit museums and learn about the clubs, attend training and meet the players which you consider the best.  
Buenos Aires where it was first established the Association of Collectors of football shirts, to fight against piracy and works of charity and social events. www.aaccf.com.ar
If you are a fan of football, you should know the main stadium where the Argentines live their passion in every game:

Boca Juniors

Brandsen 805, Capital Federal.

The stadium is known as the "Bombonera" opened on May 25, 1940, in 1949 began construction of the final stage, and finally in 1953 ended with the last works and details such as the third tray and artificial lighting stadium. The stadium debuted with Boca Juniors won 2 to 0 against Newells Old Boys of Rosario, in the first official party. The stadium has not been altered since 1986, which placed the essential foundation for building the stadium until 1996 when Mauricio Macri became the President of this club and the stadium reopened. It toppled the old boxes and put in place a platform, she took on new metal boxes, were premiered two large and magnificent murals of the artist Perazo Celis, which link the old with the new sector, and the artist Romulo Macció conducted 15 works to decorate the walls of the stadium.  
The stadium offers a confectionery bar, concession and parking. What's more with a particular audience which is reached by elevator and is specially designed for disabled in wheelchairs and their companions, L. Platea  
Today, the stadium's official name is "Alberto J. Armando" and the club is known for his fans, which calls itself the "12", as a player.


Estadio Libertadores de America, Avellaneda.

Independent is the club most times won the Copa Libertadores de America, emerging victorious in 7 cases. Their stadium was opened in 1928 and was the first in all Latin America to be made with cement, is also witnessed important games and players in football history, such asDiego Maradona, Pele, Alfredo Distefano and Johann Cruyff.  
Then in 2006 the stadium was closed for a total reconstruction, the new club house will be finished next year, will have space for 40,000 spectators and it will be seen February 8, 2009.  
For more information: http://www.independiente.com

Racing Club de Avellaneda

Estadio Juan Domingo Perón.

Known as "The Academy" because in his old days in the amateur times, he won seven championships local in a row. Once, on a professional level it was the first Argentine three times champion, second champion of Argentina, the first world champion of Argentina and the first champion of American champions.  
With light blue and white colors that characterized it, Racing is among the five best football clubs in Argentina. Its historic rival was and remains being Club Atlético Independiente, whith whom he fights in the Classic Avellaneda (one of the biggest sporting events the world).  
We found him in Mozart and Corbatta streest. Their stadium is the second largest in Argentina.

River Plate

Monumental Stadium.

The stadium has a capacity for 65,645 people. It was inaugurated on May 25,1938, the first game was between River and Peñarol Montevideo, Uruguay. River won 3 to 1. It has 50km of steps, 26,000 square meters of concrete and 3000 tones of reinforcement steel. The land on which these great stadium stands was purchased on October 31, 1934, 83,950 square meters, and 35,000 of them were given by the Municipality.  
The stadium is named for Monumental Stadium Antonio Vespucio Liberti. Hosted the 78 World Cup final, won by Argentina, and some of the most important matches with the national team playing as locals, had also take part here.

San Lorenzo

New Gasholder, Perito Moreno and Varela Av.

It was created by a group of young people with the help of the Salesian priest RP Lorenzo Massa, in the neighborhood of Almagro on April 1, 1908. It was the first professional club level to won the Metropolitan Championship in 1968 and the first national unbeaten twice champion in the National Metropolitan. What is more between the Opening and Closing of 2001 it had the record of argentine football, with a total of 13 consecutive wins.  
San Lorenzo de Almagro Athletic Club is one of the five largest and most important Argentine football teams.  
Today the stadium has 27 hectares and is the real cathedral of NASCAR.

Velez Sarfield

Estadio Jose Amalfitani, Avenue Juan B. Justo 9200, Versailles.1.

The foundation of the Argentine Athletic Club Vélez Sarsfield came in the house of Nicolas Marin Moreno, on January 1, 1910. At first the uniform was simple and basic, classic white shirts that were available to everyone, but two years later the uniform changed to navy blue shirts and white shorts, uniform that still represents the club.  
On December 29, 1968 Velez won the championship victory, winning 10 games, marking 39 goals and achieving the greatest win of the season when it defeated 11 to 0  Huracan de Bahia Blanca. So the club was champion for the first time. The Liniers stadium was the secondry venue during the World Cuop of the 78. New seats were built and capacity expanded to 50,000 spectators.
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