Hotly anticipated South American club soccer game has fans descending on Madrid for the match. The final had to be moved after violence from the fans.
Lionel Messi will miss four international friendlies after a lengthy ban from CONMEBOL. The Argentine captain accused the South American soccer governing body of "corruption" during this year's Copa America.
River Plate beat bitter Buenos Aires rivals Boca Juniors in the final of the Copa Libertadores. The historic game was played in Madrid after violence prevented the second leg from being played in Argentina.
Not long after the glory of winning the Copa Libertadores, River Plate found themselves on the wrong end of a shock. The South American champions lost out on penalties, after missing one of their own in normal time.
The Copa Libertadores football final has been postponed after River Plate fans attacked a bus carrying Boca Juniors players hours before kickoff. Some players complained of breathing difficulties due to police tear gas.
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