River Plate players arrived in Madrid on Wednesday, where they will play the second leg of the Libertadores Cup final against their arch-rivals Boca Juniors.

Marcelo Gallardo’s team arrived at their Madrid hotel to supportive cheers and chanting from their fans.

Defensive midfielder Leonardo Ponzio said that his side were motivated and looking forward to playing against their 'eternal rival.'

The Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Boca Juniors will be played at Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Sunday after a draw in the first leg. It is widely seen as the most important game in Argentina's football history.

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