Boca Juniors were crowned Argentine champions on Sunday with one game to spare after Fabian Monzon’s first half header helped them beat Tigre at the Bombonera.
They will now turn their attention to the Copa Argentina final and the chance to seal a memorable league and cup double when they take on Rosario Central in midweek.
Inspired by Carlos Tevez, who returned to the club earlier this year, it is the 31st title the club has won — only fierce rivals River Plate, with 36, have registered more.
Despite interest from European clubs in the summer, Tevez made an emotional decision to return to Boca, where had previously played from 2001 to 2004 before a move to Brazilian side Corinthians.
He has since represented West Ham, Manchester United, Manchester City and Juventus, but his heart had always been set on a return to the Buenos Aires club.
Five league goals have followed since his return, and, speaking on television in Argentina after... (Read More)