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Relegation for River Plate?

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - FEBRUARY 10:  Ariel Ortega of River Plate gives instructions during the Primera Division closing season match between River Plate and Gimnasia de Jujuy at the Estadio Monumental on February 10, 2008 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
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Pablo ImazContributor INovember 8, 2010

Few club's in history can match the history of Club Atlético River Plate. The Buenos Aires giants have won an Argentina record 33 domestic Championships, 11 more than the closest competitor, and has consistently produced a stable of young up and coming talents sought after by all of the top European clubs. 

From the days of Angel Labruna and Alfredo Di Stefano to Ariel Ortega and Hernan Crespo, the talent has always come through for River when needed. 

Now however, River finds itself strangely on the verge of being relegated to Argentina's second division for the first time in history. 

Argentina's relegation system operates on a three year scale...

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