Racing Club de Avellaneda or simply Racing Club are an Argentinian football club based in Avellaneda which is part of Greater Buenos Aires and will be a main feature of this blog for the duration of FM18. Racing play their home games in the Estadio Juan Domingo Peron also known has El Cilindro which as a capacity of 55,389 and is well known for its fantastic atmosphere and tika tape reception. The clubs nickname is La Academia (The Academy). Racing are one of the big five (Cinco Grandes) teams in Argentina along with Boca Juniors, River Plate, Independiente and San Lorenzo. They have won the Primera Division title 17 times and the Copa Libertadores on 1 occasion (South American equivalent to the Champions League).