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 By Reuters

Enzo Perez replaces Manuel Lanzini in Argentina World Cup squad

2014's FIFA World Cup runners up Argentina have one of the strongest front lines in the world. Can Messi and co take them one step further this time and see them lift the trophy?

Argentina have called up River Plate midfielder Enzo Perez as a last-minute replacement for injured Manuel Lanzini, the Argentine Football Association said on Saturday.

The 32-year-old, a former Valencia and Benfica player, has 23 caps, the last of which he won last year.

Lanzini dropped out of Argentina's World Cup squad on Friday after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

Twice world champions and beaten finalists in Brazil four years ago, Argentina face Iceland, Nigeria...

Argentina's FA to monitor youth player boarding houses following sex abuse allegations at clubs

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentina's Football Association said Wednesday that it will closely monitor boarding houses where youth players live following a sex abuse scandal involving minors at two of the country's most popular and powerful clubs.

River Plate said earlier this week that it will collaborate with authorities after a local NGO reported minors were allegedly abused in the club's youth divisions from 2004-11. The abuse accusations come just days after police arrested a referee for his...

River Plate to collaborate with authorities after abuse allegations

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- River Plate say they will collaborate with authorities after a local NGO reported minors were allegedly abused in the club's youth divisions.

The AVIVI Association for Victims of Rape made a formal complaint before a local prosecutor on Monday. AVIVI said the three minors were allegedly abused from 2004-11.

Argentina's La Nacion newspaper reported the complaint was based on information provided by an unnamed doctor who worked at the club for several years.

Officials at...

 By Chris Wright

River Plate keeper Franco Armani wears Burger King crown after Super Cup win

River Plate mustered a 2-0 victory over eternal rivals Boca Juniors to secure their first ever Argentinian Super Cup title on Wednesday night.

After successfully preserving a clean sheet thanks to a number of impressive saves, River goalkeeper Franco Armani was crowned Man of the Match.

The award was sponsored by Burger King, meaning that the 31-year-old stopper was forced to undergo a coronation live on air after the full-time whistle.

Can't you just tell he's thrilled to have to don his little...

 By Tim Vickery

Franco Armani, Juan Quintero bring World Cup intrigue to River Plate

Keeper Franco Armani, a favorite at Atletico Nacional before arriving at River Plate, could get a look from Argentina's World Cup side.

Nearly 70 years ago, the great Alfredo Di Stefano left Buenos Aires giants River Plate and headed north to Colombia to play for Millonarios of Bogota. It was an important stage of a career that then took him to Real Madrid, where, as the European Cup (now Champions League) was launched, he became perhaps the most influential player European club football has ever seen. Now Colombia is returning the favour. Two of the most intriguing imports to Argentine football this year are a couple of River Plate...