By Andrew Misra
If you’re anything like me, you were watching the second leg of the Copa Libertadores Final on Sunday evening only recognising a handful of players.
Few on the European side of the Atlantic take more than a passing interest in South American football, largely because we’re used to seeing the best players from the continent come to ply their trade on our shores.
Fitting then, that this fixture ended up being played in Madrid as a result of the deplorable violence in Buenos Aires on Saturday 25th November, when the tie was originally scheduled for.
Reminiscent of the joy the World Cup can bring, it was refreshing to watch a match with unfamiliar protagonists.
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