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Football fan or not, you are likely to have heard of a controversial footballer by the name of Diego Maradona, hailing from La Boca, one of the poorer districts of the city - now a bohemian and colourful tourist attraction.
With seats of yellow and blue to match the home team's colours, La Bombonera - meaning the chocolate box - is a large stadium tightly packed into a small space, so the tiers are high and so is the atmosphere. The capacity is just over 57,000 and in such a soccer-mad nation, the seats are very often filled, particularly during major fixtures such as the annual South American epic the Copa Libertadores.
Original Travel can provide details of fixtures and will obtain tickets to coincide with your holiday in Buenos Aires; and we can guarantee that being at a game will be an experience to stay with you a long time.
Boca Juniors intimidating La Bombonera stadium pulsates on match days when the crowd (known collectively as the ‘12th player’) jumps in unison and the stands sway alarmingly!
Ollie, Original Traveller