The All Blacks visited the Monumental stadium again On Thursday, July 18th, the legendary New Zealand national rugby union team visited the Club’s facilities and did its first training session at the auxiliary fields.

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In the build-up to the match Los Pumas and the All Blacks will play this Saturday at Vélez’s stadium, for the Rugby Championship, the new Zealanders visited the Monumental stadium, where they were welcomed by the students of the River Institute and by the Club’s street band (Department of Culture). Then, they trained at the auxiliary fields.

Furthermore, Stefano Di Carlo (2nd Vice-President), Santiago Poblet (Public Relations) and Adrián Varela (International Relations) gave them official River Plate jerseys as a present; while Steve Hansen (the All Black’s head coach) gave them an autographed jersey.

Then, Sam Cane (captain) and Aaron Smith visited the playing field and took pictures wearing el Más Grande’s jersey.