Independiente recognized Chivo Pavoni and Pepé Santoro in life, naming the popular tribunes with his surname.
The former goalkeeper won ten titles with Rojo in the club’s glorious stage between the 60s and 70s, while the Uruguayan defender won twelve championships.
Both were part of the large number of titles for the Avellaneda team at the beginning of the 70s and since their retirement both have worked at the club.
Pavoni had some stages as interim coach, while Pepé had many internships and a season as head coach, in various coaching bodies he was goalkeeper coach.
The South Tribune, which overlooks the train tracks, will be renamed Ricardo Elbio Pavoni, while the North Tribune, which overlooks the club’s facilities and Alsina Street, will be called Miguel Ángel Santoro.
With this tribute, the Libertadores de América stadium has historical names on its four sides since one of the stalls is called Arsenio Erico (the club’s top scorer) and the other Ricardo Bochini.
In addition, El Bocha has a street in its name, in 2007 Cordero was replaced. Today Independiente replaced the section where the court is located named Luis Raúl Sagol by José Omar Pastoriza, glory of the club and member of the golden years of Rojo.