Carlos Tevez was the hero after scoring abrice for Boca Juniors inwhat could be his final Superclasion clash against bitter rivals River Plate in Argentina.
In the match between two sides who are widely regarded as the fiercest rivals in world football, the former Manchester City star scored twice as Boca came fromagoal down to even- tually win 4-2 at the El Monumental stadium, in Buenos Aires.
The 32 year-old has hinted that he will soon retire, despite talk of a final lucrative move to the Chinese Super League where Shanghai Shenhua boss Gustavo Poyet has confirmed the clubs interest. Despite previously saying that he found it difficult to produce his best against River in the past, calming Tveaways found Clasicos hard to play.
I can’t cross the barrier from fan to player. Tevez was the outstanding player on Sunday to the wild appreciation of his adoring fans. The visitors opened the scoring through Walter Boubtat fell behind tofwofirst half goals from Rivers Sebastian Driussi and Lucas Alario before the Tevez show started after the interval Tevez levelled the score at 2-2 by stealing the ball from stranded RiverkeeperAugusto Batalla before rolling it into an empty net.
The clash appeared to be heading towards a draw when Tevez curled ina stunningstrike from the edge of the area into the top corner to take the lead on 81 minutes before Centurion lobbed the keeper and headed home to seal a 4-2 victory for Boca in stoppage time. Tevez was expected to see out his career with his boyhood club after returning from Juventus to lift the league title last season, but has recently expressed his frustrations with the Argentina league. ”
I enjoy football but not everything that surrounds it, he said previously. The Argentina international is contracted to Boca until the end of June 2018, but will decide his future at the turn of the year with former Brighton boss Tevez hoping he will come to the Far East.