Flamengos players were sure that they would win the Copa Libertadores, even if they were behind the very end.
With two goals in the dying minutes turned the brazilian Flamengo the final of the Copa Libertadores against the defending winners, the argentine River Plate, on the head and won the title for the first time in 38 years.
Flamengos striker Bruno Henrique was never in doubt that Flamengo would take the trophy home.
- In Flamengo, we have a saying: "To the end". We never cease to believe in it, because the fight only ends when the referee whistles.
- We believed it, we fought until the last minute, and we could not have left the pitch without having to be winners. The team deserves it so much, says the brazilian striker after the match, according to AFP news agency.
the Defender at Flamengo Rodrigo Caio is happy that he is writing history in the club.
- We never gave up. We knew that it would be difficult against the masters from 2018. We led in the first half, but we believed in ourselves.
River Plates coach, Marcelo Gallardo, was shaken after the defeat.
- I am proud of my players, of all who have worked with me, and of Rivers fans, he says, according to Reuters.
The former Inter striker Gabriel Barbosa stood for Flamengos two late scores. River Plate came in front after 14 minutes on goals by Rafael Borre.
this is The second time in history that Flamengo wins the title.
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/ritzau/Updated Date: 24 November 2019, 02:00