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This is a list of all the Copa Libertadores related articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

Newells Old Boys 1988 Team

Newell’s Old Boys: An Argentinian Hotbed For Soccer Talent

Fans of Argentinian side Club Atlético Newell’s Old Boys are justifiably proud of its history and pedigree. Not only has the club’s academy produced some of the country’s finest players, but over the years, the team has been graced by …

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February 16: We Uncover What Happened In Soccer On This Day

We share some of the highs and lows of what has happened on February 16 over the years in football. 1847 The first English soccer superstar, Lord Arthur Kinnaird was born in Perth, Scotland on February 16th, 1847. He was …

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Racing Club de Avellaneda team that won seven league titles in a row

Racing Club de Avellaneda: Big Five Club Of Argentine Soccer

The Racing Club de Avellaneda, also called Racing Club or simply Racing, is an Argentine professional sports club based in Avellaneda, a city in Buenos Aires. A member of the “big five” clubs of Argentine soccer, Foot Ball Racing Club …

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Daniel Bertoni: Argentine Winger Who Played On Left Or Right

Former Argentine soccer player Daniel Bertoni played on either the left or right-wing. During his successful career in Argentina, he dominated the soccer field at Club Atlético Independiente, where he won three Copa Libertadores, one Intercontinental Cup, and three Copa …

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Carlos Bilardo with Diego Maradona celebrating their World Cup win

Carlos Bilardo: Doctor Becomes 1986 World Cup Winning Coach

As a player with Estudiantes de La Plata in the 1960s and as the Argentina manager during the 1986 World Cup, Carlos Bilardo achieved worldwide renown. The team came close to reclaiming the title in 1990, reaching the final. During …

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Boca Juniors Fans: The Most Passionate Club Supporters

On the exterior of the world-famous La Bombonera stadium sit two outstanding murals by painter and sculptor Pérez Celis. They give a telling insight into the beautiful world of Boca Juniors fans and what heroes of yesteryear and the struggles …

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Estudiantes de La Plata players celebrating a goal

Estudiantes de La Plata: Three Straight Copa Libertadores

After waiting more than fifty years, Estudiantes de La Plata won their first domestic and international trophies. This represented a watershed moment in Argentinian soccer, as El Pincha becomes the first of the country’s “lesser lights” to make a mark …

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Club Olimpia: Paraguay’s Most Successful Soccer Club

Dutch physical education teacher William Paats first introduced soccer to Paraguay, and he was also the man behind the creation of the country’s oldest team, Club Olimpia. He could not have known it at the time. Still, after being appointed …

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