In a pampero off the River Plate we speculate, if we are disabled, of running in to Buenos Ayres, the "Paris of America," and I have visions of bright congregating places of men, of the jollity of raised glasses, and of song and cheer and the hum of genial voices.
REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci CAIRO -- 2 August 2019: Argentinean giants, River Plate and Boca Juniors, have reached the quarter finals at Copa Libertadores and they could face each other at the semi-finals.
Buenos AIRES: Colombia international midfielder Juan Fernando Quintero is set to miss this year's Copa America after suffering a serious knee injury while playing for Argentina's River Plate. Colombia have been drawn in the same group as Argentina, Paraguay and Qatar for the continental tournament.
Al Ain FC took a long journey, beginning with New Zealand's Team Wellington with free kicks in the first round, then Esperance Sportive de Tunis with a 3-0 score in the second round, then beating Argentina's Club Atletico River Plate in the semi-final with free kicks, before losing to Real Madrid.
Abu Dhabi: South American Champions River Plate, whose pride was severely dented following the shock defeat at the hands of hosts Al Ain in semi-finals, clinched their third place play-off against Japan's Kashima Antlers with a 4-0 win in the Club World Cup at the Zayed Sports City Stadium on Saturday.