Founded in 1901, River Plate is one of the oldest and most successful football clubs in Argentina.
The team plays their home matches at the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, which has a seating capacity of over 70,000.
River Plate has won the Primera División (Argentina's top football league) 36 times, making them the most successful club in the league's history.
The club has also won the Copa Libertadores (South America's premier club competition) four times, most recently in 2018.
River Plate's biggest rivalry is with Boca Juniors, with matches between the two teams known as the Superclásico.
Some of the most famous players to have played for River Plate include Alfredo Di Stefano, Ariel Ortega, and Enzo Francescoli.
The club is known for its youth academy, which has produced many talented players over the years, including Diego Maradona.
In addition to football, River Plate also has teams in a variety of other sports, including basketball, volleyball, and handball.
River Plate fans are known as Los Millonarios (The Millionaires) due to the club's wealthy origins.
The club's current manager is Marcelo Gallardo, who has led the team to numerous titles since taking over in 2014.