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San Lorenzo won Copa Libertadores for the first time in their history last week, and on Wednesday they decided to give their most famous and holiest fan a chance to hold the trophy. #PopeFrancis with the Copa Libertadores.... "his" soccer...Show More Summary
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis has cheered the victory of his beloved San Lorenzo soccer club in the Copa Libertadores, saying he was overjoyed with the victory but that it didn't constitute a miracle.
his summer the Argentine men's national team fought their way to the World Cup championship match although they ultimately lost to a strong German side. Similarly, Argentine soccer club San Lorenzo battled their way to the final series of the Copa Libertadores. Show More Summary
The Copa Libertadores tournament may not have the global profile or international superstars of its European cousin, the Champions League, but in terms of pure excitement and tension, the South American tournament can match it all the way. Show More Summary
San Lorenzo beat Nacional Asuncion 1-0 in the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final. The only goal came from Nestor Ortigoza, who notched from the penalty spot. Having drawn the first leg 1-1, it meant San Lorenzo emerged victorious 2-1 on aggregate. It can’t hurt to have the Pope supporting your team then…
The last of Argentina's big five to become champions of South America has finally lifted the one trophy that has eluded them. For the first time in their history, San Lorenzo are Copa Libertadores champions. San Lorenzo's 1-1 draw away...Show More Summary
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — San Lorenzo of Argentina, Pope Francis' favorite team, defeated Paraguayan side Nacional 1-0 to win the Copa Libertadores title for the first time Wednesday.
The Copa Libertadores final is deadlocked heading into Wednesday's second leg. Argentine side San Lorenzo dominated the first leg of the Copa Libertadores final against Nacional in Asunción, Paraguay, though they conceded at the death to draw 1-1. Show More Summary
No matter what happens on Wednesday night in Buenos Aires, the Copa Libertadores will have a new winner. Poised at 1-1 after last week's first leg in Asuncion, either Argentina's San Lorenzo or Paraguay's Nacional will be crowned winners...Show More Summary
The final of the 2014 Copa Libertadores is on a knife’s edge following a 1-1 draw between Nacional and San Lorenzo in Asuncion, Paraguay. Despite dominating large swaths of play, it took until the 65th minute for Mauro Matos to openShow More Summary
The opening leg of the 2014 Copa Libertadores final between Paraguay's Nacional de Asuncion and Argentinian club San Lorenzo was held on Wednesday at Estadio Defensores del Chaco. After a hard-fought first half that ended in a scoreless gridlock, the hosting Tricolor looked like they would succumb to their superior opponents. Show More Summary
Any participants from Club Nacional of Asuncion (Paraguay) or San Lorenzo (Argentina) short on toilet paper on Wednesday night would have been in great luck. In the first leg of the Copa Libertadores Final, an incredible tifo was unveiled. As was toilet paper. A lot of it. [Timothy Burke] Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
San Lorenzo entered the 2014 Copa Libertadores final as big favorites, and they'll head home still favored to lift the trophy, but their work was made a bit harder by Nacional in the dying minute of Wednesday's first leg. The Paraguayans,...Show More Summary
Copa Libertadores final is, uh, messy pic.twitter.com/2FNOmRXGUB — Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) August 7, 2014 That's the tifo from Nacional, the Paraguayan team participating in their first ever Copa Libertadores final. They're hosting...Show More Summary
Nacional and San Lorenzo meet in Asunción for the first leg of the Copa Libertadores final on Wednesday. Club Nacional of Asunción, Paraguay had never made it out of the group stages in their previous Copa Libertadores campaigns, though this time around they've defied the odds to reach the final. Show More Summary
Nacional Asuncion of Paraguay and San Lorenzo of Argentina will contest the final of the 2014 Copa Libertadores, with the first leg kicking off in the early hours of Thursday. Both teams are in uncharted territory, having reached the...Show More Summary
Ronaldinho's run with Atletico Mineiro came to an end last week when the Brazilian became a free agent. And though his departure was abrupt, Ronaldinho's time with the club was a success, with the team winning the Copa Libertadores in 2013. Show More Summary
After losing to Nacional (PAR) by 2-0 in Copa Libertadores semifinal 1st leg, Defensor Sporting (URU) needed to win 2-0 in normal time to take the match to a penalty shootout. All was going according to plan for a while. The match was 1-0 to Defensor, the goal coming from Adrián Luna, when Robert Herrera […]
Ronaldinho’s Atletico Mineiro won the Recopa Sudamericana last night, the South American equivalent of the Super Cup, contested between the Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana. Ronnie’s Atletico-MG won 5-3 on aggregate against Lanus (Buenos Aires, Argentina), and recorded the celebrations on his phone as the captain lifted the Cup on the pitch. Ronaldinho selfie-style the […]