All you need to know about: Estudiantes

Last updated : 31 July 2010 By Bladesmadeditor

REU_1016458Club: Estudiantes

Formed: 1905

Stadium: Jorge Juis Hirschi Stadium (capacity 23,000)

Nickname(s): The Rat Stabbers, The Lions

Chairman: Rueben Filipas

Manager: Alex Sabella

Famous players include: Manuel Pelegrina, Juan Ramon Veron.

Did you know? 1906 was the year the club opted to play in red and white stripes. They have won the FIFA Club World Cup once. Juan Sebastian Veron wears the number 11 shirt, to emulate his father Juan Ramon Veron. Manuel Pelegrina scored a whopping 234 goals for Estudiantes between 1938 and 1956 - a club record. Estudiantes' local rivals are Gimnasia.; the derby between the two is called the Clasico Platense.

Players who are noted to have made the trip:

Agustin Silva

Elian Parrino

Leonardo Delgado

Leonardo Jara

Hector Morales

Marcos Francescoli

Diego Auzgui

Ramon Fernandez

Javier Favarel

Hector Cardozo

Cesar Taborda

Dylan Gissi

Guido Carrillo

Raul Iberbia

Mauricio Carrasco

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