Archive for: July 2012

Corinthians win first Copa Libertadores title!

 

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Corinthians, Brazil’s second most popular club, finished off Boca Juniors with a 2-0 win in the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final to claim their first ever title in the competition (3-1 aggregate score). Brazilian-born, attempted Qatar international Emerson Sheik scored both goals for Corinthians within 20 minutes of each other in the second half.

The defeat not only prevented Boca Juniors from equally Independiente’s record seven Copa Libertadores titles, but it also kept them from surpassing Milan’s 18 continental and worldwide trophies. Read more →