Robert Rojas: new River Plate player On Wednesday afternoon, the Paraguayan defender signed the contract at the Monumental stadium offices. It will expire in June 2023.

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Robert Rojas has become a reinforcement for River Plate’s professional team. On Wednesday, after arriving in Buenos Aires and undergoing the compulsory medical examination, he stopped by the Monumental stadium and put pen to paper on a four-and-a-half-year contract.

The signing of the contract took place at the presidential office and Stefano Di Carlo (the Club’s Second Vicepresident) and Darío Santilli (Assistant Secretary) were present.

ROBERT ROJAS FOR GUARANÍ (PARAGUAY) Local Tournament Matches played: 72 (70 as a starter, and he entered as a substitute in the remaining 2) Goals scored: 5 Yellow cards: 7 Red cards: 1 Copa Libertadores Matches played: 7 (all as a starter) Yellow cards: 1

-He played seven matches for Guaraní in the Copa Libertadores (three in 2017 and four in 2018).

-He was a starter and was never substituted in any of the seven Libertadores matches, playing 100% of all possible minutes (630).

-He won 65.5% of all his 1v1 duels (36/55) and two thirds of his aerial duels (18/27) in the Copa Libertadores.

-Guaraní remained unbeaten in three out of the seven Libertadores matches in which Robert Rojas played (42.9%).

-His great defensive contribution in the seven Libertadores matches amounts to 38 recoveries, 21 clearances, 19 interceptions, 10 tackles won, and 5 blocks.

-In the attack, Rojas was directly involved in 10 shots in the seven Libertadores matches: he attempted six and assisted four (none ended in goal).

Data: OPTA