The 10 figures of the Professional League Cup

The 10 figures of the Professional League Cup

Get the ball rolling again with the Professional League Cup and the great figures will seek to lead their teams to conquer Of the same. Worth reviewing the most prominent names in Argentine football to beat this beginning. Boca Juniors and River Plate dominate in this TOP 10 but there are also other important clubs present.


Is he Boca captain and emblem and it comes from being the figure in the last title since, in the final stretch, since Miguel Ángel Russo took office, he scored six goals in seven games, including the defining one against Gimnasia. A few days ago it was nineteen years since his debut in the First Division and with the shirt of the club of his loves he has scored 85 goals in 249 games. He gave ten Olympic laps: seven local and three international, among which the 2003 Libertadores and Intercontinental of the same year stand out. He is the undisputed starter for the coach, either with Wanchope Ábila or Franco Soldano as a partner.


Despite rumors about a possible departure from River, the midfielder will stay at least until the end of the participation of Marcelo Gallardo’s team in CONMEBOL Libertadores. Ex-gymnastics eventually became a pivotal piece in the Millionaire game and reached a very high level. He arrived at Núñez in 2016 and from that moment he has won seven titles, scored 52 goals and provided 52 assists.


Perhaps the most destabilizing player of Boca Juniors. Toto did not take long to readjust to Argentine football and since his arrival at Xeneize in 2019 he has already scored 13 goals. The offensive midfielder emerged from Lanús in 2008, went to Atlético de Madrid and then came to Benfica, where he spent nine seasons and won 14 titles until he came back. He was summoned by Jorge Sampaoli to play the World Cup. It is an immovable card for Miguel Ángel Russo.


The Colombian arrived at River in 2017 and little by little he became an undisputed starter for Marcelo Gallardo. Such is so is about to become the top scorer of the Doll era in the Millionaire. It forms an already established duo with Matías Suárez and is key in the pressure movements of Núñez’s team. He has already achieved 41 points and five titles with the band.


One of the strongest movements of the transfer market was carried out by Nacho, who returned as he had planned to his beloved Newell’s Old Boys. After a successful passage through River, the forward He will seek to put a finishing touch on his career in the club that formed him. At 35, he has 163 goals in his career, of which 67 were screamed with the Lepra shirt, where he won the 2004 Apertura and the 2013 Final Tournament.


After the convulsed return to San Lorenzo and the subsequent fracture of Andrés Herrera in training, the Paraguayan will seek to show the hierarchy that led to the Cyclone, following his steps through Cerro Porteño and Corinthians. Along with his brother Oscar, plus the arrival of Franco Di Santo make up a trident that excites the Barça people.


Despite his 39 years, La Fiera is still key in Newell’s game, that from the hand of Frank Kudelka, his experience, the return of Scocco, the contribution of Pablo Pérez and the youth of Aníbal Moreno will seek to fight again for a tournament. Maxi is going through the last years of an incredible career, in which he became a true “national team player” and left great memories in Atlético de Madrid, Liverpool and Peñarol.


The central steering wheel, which He knew how to be more offensive and today he is just ahead of the defenders, has maintained a very high level for some seasons and became one of the immovable for Marcelo Gallardo. At 34 years old, but in good physical condition, the Mendoza is undoubtedly one of the figures of the tournament that is about to begin. Two world championships on his resume and more than 13 titles to his credit are part of his record.


The goalkeeper of the current Argentine soccer champion maintains a relentless regularity that led him to be fixed in the calls of Lionel Scaloni in the Argentine National Team. The ex-Lanús and Arsenal was featured in a good number of games of the title obtained by Xeneize. He won three titles with Lanús and already has two since his arrival in La Bombonera.


The holder of the Albiceleste earned a place in the great history of River Plate with incredible saves in decisive matches. Like Andrada, he has sustained an unusual regularity for a long time. After eight successful years at Atlético Nacional, the goalkeeper reached the Millionaire in the 2017/18 season and was already champion four times.

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Without a doubt, among the most prominent figures must be the experienced Javier Mascherano and Lisandro López, the destabilizing Óscar Romero, Nicolás De La Cruz, Ricardo Centurión and Damián Batallini, plus promises such as Pedro De la Vega, Thiago Almada and Julián Álvarez .

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