Family dinners ending their birthday are usually lively discussions that fuel excess alcohol consumption. A few days before Christmas, the South American Football Confederation offered an attractive theme to add salad, cider and Russian candy to the discussions: Copa Libertadores new team.
South American football home dreams have chosen the best eleven players in the last edition of this club's competition. He hit it A vote on official Facebook and Twitter accounts and their results were considered as annoying for Internet users.
River, the champion of the competition, helped three football players: archer Franco ArmaniA very good tournament, despite some major mistakes; captain Leonardo Ponzio and Gonzalo Martínez, the best unwanted player, the goal scorer of the match against Santiago Bernabéu Boca.
Dario Benedetto and Franco Armani, facing Santiago Bernabéu. (Photo: Gabriel Bouys / AFP)
just mouthThe champion also placed three team-mates in the group's ideals and left the sympathy of Rioplatens quite pleasant: Colombian Wilmar Barrios, recover Darío Benedetto and his attack partner Ramón Darío Ábila. Both attackers scored five goals each.
Two Argentinian giants were not the only teams that made up the selective team that made up the three teams: they did not even do Porto Alegre Brotherhood. The king of the outgoing, driven out of the midwest of the river, brought together three defenders: the Argentines Walter Kannemann (now with the sight of Boca), Pedro Geromel and Léo Moura.
Pedro Geromel and Leonardo Ponzio, the ideal team members, beat the ball. It was the first part of the Monumental semifinal. (Photo: Marcos Brindicci / Reuters)
He was a Colombian coup Marlon Piedrahita, from Barranquilla Junior (He was eliminated in the group stage and went to the Copa Sudamericana, that is, one of the semifinals), and the Brazilian midfielder Dudu, from Palmeiras (another semifinalist, eliminated by Boca).
To choose the best coach The contest was not without controversy. Marcelo Gallardo, champion driver? No, Brazilian Renato Gaúcho, Guild DT. One year behind the elections.