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Flamengo: champions of … well, just about everything

Flamengo Christ the redeemer
Christ the Redeemer with a Flamengo jersey prior to the Libertadores final. Photo: Adidas Brasil

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter! After a historic weekend of football, we look back at the unbelievable Flamengo Copa Libertadores victory. Then, on a somber note, we retell the story of the Chapecoense air disaster, which took place three years ago this week. Plus, all the rest from Brazilian sport. Happy reading! 

Flamengo: champions of… well, just about everything

Champions of South America on Saturday, champions of Brazil on Sunday. It’s hard to imagine a better 48-hour period in the history of Rio de Janeiro club Flamengo, who snatched victory from the jaws of defeat against Argentinian side...

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