The giant of Argentine football, Boca Junior will try to win the Copa Libertadores championship for the 7th time. If they do this, they will be on par with another Argentine team, Independiente, becoming the team with the most championships in history. history of the South American club championship. Meanwhile, Fluminense are aiming to lift the trophy for the first time in their history after losing their only previous final in 2008.
The following will be 6 players worth watching in the Copa Libertadores final.
Former Man United goalkeeper Romero has returned to his homeland and played for Boca Junior at the age of 36. The Argentine goalkeeper has won the Argentine national football championship and a Super Cup since joining Boca in 2019. 2022. Now, Romero is facing the opportunity to have another major title in his career.
In the return leg of the Libertadores semi-final, Romero excelled in the penalty shootout to bring Boca Junior a ticket to the final.
Cavani soon became a new symbol of Boca Junior after leaving Europe last summer and he has 3 goals in 13 appearances for Boca. The Uruguayan striker is inherently a high-class striker and in the upcoming match he will be an important factor that can bring home the Argentine team’s 7th Libertadores championship.
Valentin Barco plays as a left-back but he has recently played a role as an attacker on the left wing and the talented 19-year-old could be among the players who can decide this important final.
The young Argentine defender is of interest to many English football giants, including Chelsea, Man City and Brighton. It would not be surprising to see Barco move to the Premier League in January.
The 43-year-old Fluminense goalkeeper will play in his 100th Copa Libertadores match since he debuted as a professional in 1997. Fabio has played almost 1,000 matches for Cruzeiro and 100 since Joins Fluminense in 2022.
Fabio was part of Brazil’s Copa America-winning squad in 2004 and was an outstanding player for Cruzeiro in the 2009 Copa Libertadores, where despite finishing as runners-up, the upcoming final will be a This is the pinnacle of the 43-year-old player’s career.
Liverpool are said to have spent a lot of effort to recruit the Fluminense defensive midfielder in the summer but Andre does not want to leave the club when they still have one of the most important matches in the history of club football. South America.
At Fluminense, Andre quickly developed into one of his boyhood club’s best and most important players and he will have a perfect farewell if his side win their first Libertadores title. first in history.
The Argentinian had 12 goals in Fluminense’s journey to the final. That is the best scoring streak in tournament history since 1976. In addition, Cano also scored 80 goals in 123 appearances for Fluminense. An incredible scoring performance for a player who is 35 years old this year.
Tuan Tu | 00:04 November 5, 2023