All the teams, all the matches and all the updated goals of the protagonists of the highest category of Argentine soccer. The more and the less.
The 2023 Argentine soccer season is in full swing. 67 official matches have already been played, 56 of the four dates of the Professional League Tournament, 8 of the Argentine Cup, one of the International Super Cup, one of the elimination for the 2020 Champions Trophy and one of the Libertadores. The 28 establishments, with some exceptions, will be maintained at least until July.
As it has been doing in recent years, Clarion presents the Tournament Guide in digital format. All the data of 907 players that for now made up the 28 squads of the championship.
Of the 907 players featured in this guide, there are 257 additionsOf which 136 played for another team in the last League Tournament, 67 came from American leagues, only 6 from Europe and one from China. In addition, 22 players from Belgrano and 26 from the Institute were not there last year, both recently promoted.
Of the 907 players there are 794 born in Argentina, while another 113 are foreigners. Uruguayans continue to be the largest group, with 35, and then there are 31 Paraguayans and 26 Colombians. There are also 6 Chileans, 3 Ecuadorians, 2 Peruvians, a Venezuelan and a Portuguese. Meanwhile, there are 7 players who are children of Argentine parents and almost formed in the country: 2 Spaniards, 2 Mexicans, a Swiss, an American and a Brazilian.
Of the Argentines, there are 22 provinces represented. Buenos Aires provides the majority of players with 317, of which 243 are from the suburbs and 64 from other cities in the province. Later, Santa Fe has 123 representatives, of which 32 are from Rosario; while Córdoba has 93, with 37 from the capital city. There are 79 soccer players from the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, therefore the AMBA is represented by 322 players, that is, 35% of the total.
On the other hand, there are 29 people from Entre Ríos, 26 from Mendoza, 19 from Tucuman, 16 from Corrientes, 13 from Chaco and San Juan, 11 from Santiago, 10 missionaries, 7 from the Pampas, 6 from Chubut, from Río Negro and San Juan, 5 from Formosa, 3 from Neuquén, 2 from Catamarqueños, Santa Cruz and Jujeño. and a single salteño. This year there are no representatives from La Rioja and Tierra del Fuego.
Of the 908 players, the youngest is the only one born in 2006. He is Gianluca Prestianni, from Vélez, who is just 17 years old and has played seven games, one in the current League. The other 17-year-old youth who played the four matches of the tournament is Jerónimo Domina, from Unión, who was born on October 17, 2005.
The most veteran of the League and top scorer in activity has not yet played. José Gustavo Sand, at 42 years and 7 months, renewed his contract with Lanús, he is getting in shape, but he did not even go to the substitute bench for Frank Kudelka’s team, who is the leader of the tournament.
On the other hand, goalkeeper Jorge Carranza, from Instituto, is 41 years and 9 months old and started all four matches of the tournament. The other 41-year-old footballer is Enrique Bologna, who once went to the substitute bench but has not played yet.
Lastly, the active footballer with the most appearances in his career is the Uruguayan Diego Godín, who has accumulated 775 games (scoring 46 goals), three more than Pepe Sand, who with 308 goals is the top active scorer.
Some details to take into account in the guide. The goalkeeper José Antonio Devecchi appears in San Lorenzo and Sarmiento, because on the first date he went to the Ciclón substitute bench and then went to the Junín team. The same is true of Angel Martino, who played the first date for Talleres and is now at Newell’s. In addition, there are also players who played and were on the substitute bench but later emigrated abroad or to promotion football, such as Agustín Urzi from Banfield.