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River Plate Beat Tigers – Copa Libertadores Champions, Finally After all These Years

Posted on 6 Aug, 2015, by in Soccer

Almost 20 years since River Plate last won the Copa Libertadores, and their cycle of coming back to the top of Argentine and South American football is complete, beating Tigres of Mexico 3-0 in the second leg of the final (0-0 in the first match) to win the title for a third time. More

Olimpia Fans Threw Rocks at Ronaldinho In Copa Libertadores Final

Posted on 18 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

Paraguayan Club Olimpia took a huge step towards possibly winning the Copa Libertadores or the third time with a 2-0 win over Atletico Mineiro in the first leg of the final with the Brazilian team, but the most amazing moment of the match might have been Ronaldinho pelted with rocks from the stands, which probably didn’t help the Brazilian side perform to the best of its ability. More

Alexandre Pato & Juan Riquelme: A Special Miss, A Special Goal

Posted on 16 May, 2013, by in Soccer

This is why Juan Roman Riquelme came back – to score special goals for Boca Juniors, trying to guide them to more Copa Libertadores glory. Alexandre Pato, on the other hand, failing to bring Corinthians through into the quarterfinals, showed why his career has fizzled with an astonishing miss that was partly to blame for his side getting knocked out of the competition. More

Ronaldinho Still Has More Magic In His Feet Than Anyone Else

Posted on 9 May, 2013, by in Soccer

He didn’t score, but there was no denying his magical touches, leading to some incredible dribbles and to something someone called the best no-goal of the season. Ronaldinho at 33 is enjoying life and football with Atlético Mineiro, getting past Sao Paulo in the knockout stages of the Copa Libertadores. More

Corinthians – Best Football Fans in Brazil

Posted on 4 Dec, 2012, by in Soccer

For the second time in the history of the Club World Cup, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista will be taking a part in the competition after winning the 2012 Copa Libertadores. While the chances of winning the competition are always small for a South American team, the Timão gave the players quite a proper send off. More

Neymar Hit With Object Thrown By Bolivar Fans

Posted on 26 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Neymar may be the hope of Brazilian soccer, but he didn’t receive a very warm welcome from FC Bolivar fans as Santos played in La Paz against the Bolivian champions in the first leg of the last 16 in the Copa Libertadores. Neymar failed to score and was rattled by the home fans who kept throwing objects from the stands at him, eventually hitting him. More

Neymar in the Footsteps of Legends – Time We See Him in Europe

Posted on 8 Mar, 2012, by in Soccer

Neymar himself wasn’t really certain of how great his goals were. On a night Lionel Messi set a new record and new standard for 90 minutes of perfection, scoring 5 goals against Leverkusen, Neymar settled for a hat-trick, including two brilliant, almost identical goals. It’s time we start seeing him in Europe, if he’s truly that great. More