Libertadores, Champions League: more than an ocean apart

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Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! This week, we look at the financial chasm that exists between the Copa Libertadores and Champions League, and report on the bizarre criminal scheme of a group of Flamengo fans who wanted to “invade” their own stadium. Plus, all the latest sports news. Happy reading!

More than an ocean between Copa Libertadores and Champions League

Brazilian football had another of its epic evenings last week as Flamengo defeated Grêmio in the semifinals of the Copa Libertadores, South America’s equivalent to the Champions League. Defeat, in fact, is not the right word....

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