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Copa Libertadores: Flamengo beat River Plate with two late goals

Flamengo players
Flamengo ended a 38-year wait to win another Copa Libertadores title

Gabriel Barbosa scored twice in a dramatic final five minutes as Flamengo came from a goal down to beat River Plate and win their first Copa Libertadores title since 1981.

Estadio Monumental
The Estadio Monumental is located next to a low mountain range on the western edge of Lima
Christ The Reedeemer
The Flamengo shirt was projected on to Rio’s famous Christ The Reedeemer statue on the eve of the match
River Plate fans
River Plate fans packed the streets of Lima in the build-up
Two Star Wars Stormtroopers walked past the Copa Libertadores trophy before the start of the match
River Plate fans
And the supporters later inhabited large areas of the stadium
Flamengo fans
Flamengo fans travelled in large numbers to Peru
Flamengo fan dressed as Batman
Perhaps Batman inspired Flamengo to their first title since 1981
Flamengo fans
Flamengo fans celebrate at their club’s Maracana Stadium in Rio

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