Boca Juniors Wiretap

Nicolas Burdisso Unveiled As Boca Juniors Sporting Director

Dec 18, 2018 8:30 PM

Nicolas Burdisso was named the sporting director of Boca Juniors. 

Burdisso was groomed in Boca's youth academy and made his senior debut with the Argentine club in 1999 before moving to Inter. His playing career also spanned Roma, Genoa, and Torino. 

Burdisso said “it’s a very special day for me because I’ve come back to a special place in a very different role to the one I had before”.

He will be in charge of naming a new manager after the club parted ways with Guillermo Barros Schelotto. 

Football Italia

Tags: Boca Juniors, Terms Agreement

Guillermo Barros Schelotto To Leave Boca Juniors

Dec 14, 2018 7:18 PM

Boca Juniors have decided not to renew the contract of manager Guillermo Barros Schelotto. 

The 45-year-old manager won two Argentine domestic titles in his two-and-a-half years with the club, although his side recently lost to rivals River Plate in the Copa Libertadores final.

A former MLS MVP, Barros Schelotto has frequently been linked with a move back to America. 

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Tags: Boca Juniors, IQ, Misc Rumor

River Plate Protest Copa Libertadores Final In Madrid

Dec 1, 2018 8:46 PM

River Plate launched an official complaint to CONMEBOL over moving the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final to the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid. 

The match was moved to December 9th after Boca Juniors' bus was attacked outside of River Plate Stadium before the two sides were originally scheduled to meet on November 24th. 

Despite protests from both sides, the match is expected to move on in Madrid with the winner representing South America in the World Cup Championship. 

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: River Plate, Boca Juniors, Game Recap

Barcelona Trying To Sign Cristian Pavon Upon Messi's Recommendation

Jun 5, 2018 11:48 AM

Barcelona are out to secure the summer signing of Boca Juniors and Argentina forward Cristian Pavon.

Lionel Messi recommended Pavon to Barcelona.

"I've found a new partner in Pavón, he's a really good player," Messi said of Pavon. "He's very quick and is different to what we have in the squad."

Tags: Argentina, Barcelona, Boca Juniors, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

Juventus Signs Rodrigo Bentancur From Boca

Apr 3, 2017 2:43 PM

Juventus have signed Rodrigo Bentancur from Boca Juniors for €9.5 million.

The move was first arranged in the summer of 2015 when Carlos Tevez left Juve to move back to Boca.

The 19-year-old Uruguayan midfielder was also pursued by Real Madrid.

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Tags: Boca Juniors, Juventus, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

Carlos Tevez Signs With Shanghai On $753k Per Week Deal

Dec 29, 2016 3:25 PM

Carlos Tevez has agreed to sign with Shanghai Shenhua of the Chinese Super League, leaving his boyhood club Boca Juniors.

“Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC reached a transfer agreement with Argentina Club Atletico Boca Juniors. Carlos Alberto Tevez is officially joined Shanghai Shenhua,” the club said in a statement on their website.


Reports have suggested that the Chinese club paid €84 million (£71.6 million) for Tevez.

Tevez will earn around £615,000 per week ($753,000) on a two-year contract with Shanghai Shenhua.


Tags: Boca Juniors, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

Carlos Tevez Considering $42.5M Annual Salary In China

Dec 8, 2016 3:25 PM

Carlos Tevez is considering an offer to play in China for Shanghai Shenhua.

New Shanghai Shenhua coach Gustavo Poyet has said the club are negotiating with Tevez over a deal worth a reported €40 million ($42.5 million) per season.

"I could leave, I could retire, I don't really know the answer to that right now," Tevez told a news conference.

"I didn't say I was leaving -- I just said I would entertain the decision at the end of the season. 

"I will do what is best for me, my family and my club. There is too much going on right now to think about it."

Tevez left Juventus to return to his boyhood club Boca in 2015.


Tags: Boca Juniors, Misc Rumor

Carlos Tevez Was Pursued By Atletico

Mar 29, 2016 12:51 PM

Atletico Madrid was linked to a move for Carlos Tevez but he instead decided to return to Argentina with Boca Juniors.

Tevez moved back to Boca after two years with Juventus for a fee of €6.5 million. He signed for Juve from Manchester City in 2013 and scored 20 Serie A goals in 2014-15.

"[Diego Simeone] called me and I was excited about the idea," Tevez told Marca. "Playing in Spain is something that is pending in my career, but I could not say no to Boca. Last year the only offer I had in Spain was from Atletico, but before that [Real] Madrid expressed interest in me."


Tags: Atlético Madrid, Boca Juniors, Juventus, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

Carlos Tevez Rejects €25M Offer From Shanghai

Feb 16, 2016 4:33 PM

Carlos Tevez has rejected a €25 million offer from Shanghai SIPG of the China Super League.

Tevez left Juventus last offseason to return to Boca Juniors.

Boca are currently 12th in the Argentine Premier Division.

Tags: Boca Juniors, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

Carlos Tevez Criticized For Ankle-Breaking Challenge

Sep 20, 2015 12:31 PM

Carlos Tevez was criticized for his studs-up challenge that left Ezequiel Ham with a broken ankle.

Tevez scored two goals in the match.

“I went for the ball, I didn’t have bad intentions,” he said in a television interview. “I’m sad because I didn’t want to hurt the lad, I’ve never hurt anyone playing football, this is the first time. I’m going to visit him and apologize.”

Argentinos coach Néstor Gorosito did not accept Tevez’s version of events. “It wasn’t unintentional,” he told the club’s website. “We were three metres from the incident and you could see it ... Those who have played football know these things.”


Tags: Boca Juniors

Carlos Tevez Decides To Return To Boca Juniors
Carlos Tevez had previously planned to return to Argentina in 2016.

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