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River Plate salvaged third place but the overarching theme of the Club World Cup remains that South American football isn't nearly what it once was.
MLS-bound Gonzalo Martinez scored twice as River Plate secured third place in the Club World Cup with a 4-0 win against Kashima Antlers.
A group of River supporters took the 18 hour flight from Buenos Aires to the United Arab Emirates only to find out their team had lost.
The match between River Plate and Boca Juniors was scheduled as the last game of the 2019 Mar del Plata tournament.
The Club World Cup once inevitably culminated in a final between South America and Europe. That is no longer, River Plate being the latest proof.
Al Ain beat River Plate 5-4 on penalties to reach the Club World Cup final after their last-four clash finished 2-2 after 90 minutes and extra time.
River Plate president Rodolfo D'Onofrio said he supports the use of Fan IDs for the Argentina Superleague.
Boca Juniors were forced to cancel a planned "fan day" on Wednesday after the Buenos Aires security ministry determined it was unsafe.
As if this season's Copa Libertadores hadn't caused CONMEBOL enough trouble, a crucial typo was spotted on the trophy after River Plate's triumph.
After leading his side to their second Libertadores triumph in four seasons on Sunday, Gallardo said he was happy in Buenos Aires.
If you score the winner in the biggest rivalry in world football to lift a continental trophy, you're likely to finish top of Player Power Rankings.
The winger, who scored River Plate's third goal in Sunday's 3-1 Copa Libertadores second-leg win over Boca Juniors in Madrid.
Approximately 20,000 fans gathered at the Obelisk monument in Argentina's capital city on Sunday to celebrate winning the Copa Libertadores.
"The important thing is that there was a winner at last and there was no trouble."
The players of Boca Juniors and River Plate have had their say. Now it is the turn of the lawyers.
River Plate claimed their fourth Copa Libertadores title, 5-3 on aggregate, after defeating Argentine rivals Boca Juniors in 3-1 on Sunday.
Boca Juniors have had their appeal to be awarded the Copa Libertadores rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
In the drama-filled weeks that have passed since the first leg of the Copa Liberatores, one thing is certain -- the result will be hard to predict.
Boca Juniors has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in a bid to be awarded the Copa Libertadores title outright.
South American football's governing body CONMEBOL moved the game from River's Monumental Stadium to the Bernabeu for security reasons.
The squad had their first practice session in Madrid on Thursday ahead of Sunday's rearranged final second leg against Argentine rival River Plate.
"Police detected at Madrid's Adolfo Suarez Airport one of the most significant and dangerous Barras Bravas, who has a big criminal record."
Both Buenos Aires clubs have been given 5,000 tickets by CONMEBOL for the final, but neither have managed to sell out.
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