Hundreds of Boca Juniors fans participated in the seventh edition of the Boca 12K marathon, which took place in Buenos Aires on Sunday.
The race saw the fans compete wearing the iconic Boca Juniors shirt, forming a stream of navy-yellow. Halfway through the marathon, the participants had the chance to step onto the field of Bombonera stadium, where they took pictures before continuing their race... Еще.
One participant, Claudio Riciani, explained his feelings upon entering the stadium.
«I was excited when I stepped onto the field, I cried halfway through the race. I was grateful when I saw the pitch in the middle of the race,” he said, adding “it was not a race, this was a party.»
Riciani was also optimistic ahead of the return leg of the Copa Libertadores final against arch rivals River Plate on November 24.
«We have everything to win. I think we are going to win we are going to turn the result around on their pitch,» he said.
The game is due to be played at River Plate's stadium. The first match ended in a 2:2 draw.