When we talk about the most renowned derbies in world soccer, the Argentine Superclasico will probably come up to mind. River Plate and Boca Juniors have cemented a lifelong rivalry that continues catching everyone's attention whenever they clash.
It would be safe to say that this is the kind of game every soccer fan - regardless the country where he comes from - is looking forward to watching every year and, perhaps, to witness in person someday. It's no secret that the Argentine league has the most passionate fans on the planet, and this game gathers many of them.
River and Boca have faced each other countless times and they'll do so once again on Sunday in the 2021 Liga Profesional. Through the years, some players have shone more than others in the Superclasico, and here we'll show you who are the all-time top goalscorers in this derby.
River vs. Boca: All-time top scorers of the Superclasico
Needless to say, some of the best to ever lace them up in Argentine soccer have performed for any of these two giants, and a few of them have even worn both uniforms. But shining on this derby is not for everyone.
The all-time leading goalscorer of the Argentine Superclasico is Angel Labruna with 16 goals. The River Plate legend went down in the history books as one of the club's biggest idols and his record seems to be pretty safe.
Behind him is Oscar Pinino Mas with 12 goals. Another Millonario icon, he racked up an impressive 217 goals in 422 games. Boca's leading scorer in the Superclasico is Paulo Valentim with 10 goals, he was a Brazilian striker who had his best playing years at La Bombonera. Here, check out how the other players on the list:
- Angel Labruna (River Plate) - 16 goals
- Oscar Mas (River Plate) - 12 goals
- Paulo Valentim (Boca Juniors) - 10 goals
- Carlos Morete (River Plate) - 9 goals
- Martin Palermo (Boca Juniors) - 9 goals
- Roberto Cherro (Boca Juniors - 8 goals
- Bernabe Ferreyra (River Plate) - 8 goals