Deep in the depths of Buenos Aires' iconic Monumental Stadium, not far from where Mario Kempes once inspired Argentina to World Cup glory in 1978, fitness trainer Fernando Mas is planning for the future.
Juan Manuel Iturbe celebrates after scoring for River Plate against Independiente at Monumental stadium on June 9. Newly-opened River Plate University is believed to be the first institution of its kind operated by a football club anywhere in the world
But while the famous 65,000-capacity arena situated above him rocks to the sound of raucous chanting whenever home club River Plate or Argentina's national team are playing, today a hushed, scholarly silence prevails.
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