He might not be much of a household name given he is yet to make his senior debut at club level yet, but if River Plate and Argentina’s young goalkeeper Augusto Batalla makes the strongly rumoured switch to Real Madrid then expect to hear a lot more about the 19-year-old. Who is Augusto Batalla?
Name: Matias Kranevitter Club: River Plate Date of Birth: 21 May 1993 Position: Defensive midfield Who is he? The latest product off River Plate’s talent conveyor, Matias Kranevitter has steadily seen his stock rise over the past 18 months under Marcelo Gallardo and his assured performances in central midfield belie his young age. It is
Some may say that 50.01% of the population of Argentina supports Boca Juniors, which will in turn make them the biggest football club in the country. There are also claims to be heard from their eternal rivals River Plate, suggesting that they, and not Boca, are the biggest and best supported team in the land.