Estadio Diego Armando Maradona, home of Argentinos Juniors.

Estadio Diego Armando Maradona is located in Buenos Aires’ neighborhood of La Paternal. The stadium was built in 1904 and has nowadays a capacity of 24,000 fans.

Argentinos Juniors is very well known for its youth academy. Juan Roman Riquelme, Sergio Batista, Lucas Biglia, Esteban Cambiasso, Juan Pablo Sorin, Fernando Redondo and the greatest of them all, Diego Maradona, set their first football steps into the youth academy of Argentinos Juniors.

The club had its heyday in the ’80s with as biggest highlight winning the Copa Libertadores in 1985.

The last couple of years the club is an average team in the Argentinean Super league. They even got relegated to the Primera B in 2014.


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