Boca Juniors vs River Plate named no.1 among top 50 biggest derbies in world football

Boca Juniors vs River Plate named no.1 among top 50 biggest derbies in world football

- Boca Juniors vs River Plate shuts down the whole of Argentina anytime the match is on

- The Superclásico is synonymous with violence as the rivalry between both teams is on a different level

- The Spanish El Clasico is the second biggest rivalry in football according to FourFourTwo

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Boca Juniors vs River Plate has been ranked number one among the top 50 biggest derbies in world football ahead of the fiercest contest in Spain between Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Some fans would even prefer their team to record victory in a derby than even win a title as such a derby game is often the highlight of every fan's season.

In the latest ranking by popular football magazine FourFourTwo, teams can only have one mortal enemy and Manchester United will have either Manchester City or Liverpool on the list.

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Check out the entire list below:

50. England - Sheffield United vs Sheffield Wednesday

49. Bolivia - Blooming vs Oriente Petrolero

48. USA - Seattle Sounders vs Portland Timbers

47. France - St-Etienne vs Lyon

46. Argentina - Newell's Old Boys vs Rosario Central

45. Spain - Real Sociedad vs Athletic Bilbao

44. Chile - Everton vs Santiago Wanderers

43. South Korea - FC Seoul vs Suwon Bluewings

42. Brazil - Bahia vs Vitoria

41. Moscow - Dynamo Moscow vs Spartak Moscow

40. Colombia - America vs Deportivo Cali

39. Germany - Hamburg vs St. Pauli

38. Peru - Alianza Lima vs Universitario

37. Bulgaria - CSKA Sofia vs Levski Sofia

36. Paraguay - Cerro Porteno vs Olimpia

35. Northern Ireland - Glentoran vs Linfield

34. Ecuador - Barcelona vs Emelec

33. Iran - Esteghlal vs Persepolis (Iran)

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32. Romania - Dinamo Bucharest vs FCSB

31. South Africa - Kaizer Chiefs vs Orlando Pirates

30. Italy - Genoa vs Sampdoria

29. Chile - Colo-Colo vs Universidad de Chile

28. Portugal - Benfica vs Sporting

27. Croatia - Hajduk Split vs Dinamo Zagreb

26. Morocco - Raja vs Wydad

25. Spain - Real Betis vs Sevilla

24. England - Newcastle United vs Sunderland

Boca Juniors vs River Plate named no.1 among top 50 biggest derbies in world football
Boca Juniors vs River Plate: Action during the game. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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23. Brazil - Corinthians vs Palmeiras

22. Serbia - Partizan Belgrade vs Red Star Belgrade

21. India - East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan

20. England - Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur

19. Greece - Olympiakos vs Panathinaikos

18. Brazil - Flamengo vs Fluminense

17. Bosnia and Herzegovina - FK Velez vs HSK Zrinjski

16. Holland - Ajax vs Feyenoord (Holland)

15. Argentina - Independiente vs Racing Club

14. England - Portsmouth vs Southampton

13.Italy - AC Milan vs Inter Milan

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12. Mexico: Chivas Guadalajara vs Club America

11. France - Marseille vs Paris Saint-Germain

10. Egypt - Al Ahly vs Zamalek

9. Germany - Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke

8. Brazil - Gremio vs Internacional

7. England - Liverpool vs Manchester United

6. Turkey- Fenerbahce vs Galatasaray

5. Italy- Lazio vs Roma

4. Uruguay - Nacional vs Penarol

3. Scotland - Celtic vs Rangers

2.Spain - Barcelona vs Real Madrid

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