De Rossi celebrates winning league bow for Boca Juniors

Daniele De Rossi had his first proper taste of life at Boca Juniors as he stepped out onto the famous La Bombonera turf in Buenos Aires.

De Rossi played the full 90 minutes for Boca Juniors in a Superliga Argentina victory sealed by Carlos Tevez and Eduardo Salvio.   -  Getty Images

Boca Juniors star Daniele De Rossi made his league debut for the club in a 2-0 win over Aldosivi at La Bombonera on Sunday.

De Rossi made his first appearance for Boca in its shock penalty shoot-out defeat to Almagro in the Copa Argentina on Tuesday.

The 36-year-old, who left boyhood club Roma for Boca, marked his bow with a goal in that match against the second-tier side.

But De Rossi had his first proper taste of life at Boca as he stepped out onto the famous La Bombonera turf in Buenos Aires for his first league match.

Former Italy international De Rossi played the full 90 minutes in a Superliga Argentina victory sealed by Carlos Tevez and Eduardo Salvio.

Ex-Manchester United, Manchester City and Juventus forward Tevez opened the scoring in the 34th minute before substitute Salvio made it 2-0 with 12 minutes remaining as Boca made it two wins from three matches in the league.

Boca, which is unbeaten, is third as they eye its first Superliga crown since 2017-18 and 34th overall.