The Copa Libertadores can't match the Champions League for quality but when it comes to unpredictability, the tournament is second to none.
The Libertadores is not as predictable as Europe's Champions League but it's still tough for weaker teams to provide a shock.
Gabriel Barbosa has made the most of his time with Flamengo. Where should South America's best player in 2019 go next?
Joao Pedro, 18, could be a bargain buy for Watford but while the Brazilian teen is a huge talent, it may take him time to find his feet in England.
While European sides will continue to have a big advantage, did Jorge Jesus and Flamengo provide South America with a Christmas message of hope?
Flamengo had their shots in Club World Cup final, but the loss to Liverpool -- and to Brazil star Roberto Firmino -- won't diminish a stellar year.
With two trophies won, Flamengo have Liverpool in their sights. But what happens next? Plus, what does their success mean for Brazilian football?
Jorge Jesus' Flamengo won the Copa Libertadores and the league with free-flowing football but the Club World Cup might require a different approach.
Frank de Boer has said Gabigol, Flamengo's Copa Libertadores hero, was known as "Gabi-no-gol" while the two were together at Inter Milan.
Two late goals and one red card later, Gabriel Barbosa helped Flamengo beat River Plate for their first Copa Libertadores win since 1981.
Flamengo won the Copa Libertadores for the first time in 38 years as they beat defending champions River Plate 2-1 with two last-gasp goals.
Lima police say more than 100 items of communications equipment have been stolen ahead of Saturday's Copa Libertadores final.
This year's Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Flamengo features two of the continent's best teams. Here's who can win it and why.
The Copa Sudamericana final features two teams with very different approaches in Independiente del Valle and Colon in a first of its kind decider.
The Copa Libertadores final between Flamengo and River Plate has been moved to Lima, Peru from Santiago, Chile.
Centre-back Pablo Mari was one of the best players in Flamengo's Copa semifinal win -- just months after being cast aside from Man City.
Brazilian club Flamengo outclassed Gremio 5-0 on Wednesday and will play the Copa Libertadores final against defending champions River Plate.
Carlos Tevez started for Boca Juniors but was unable to help his side to the two goals they desperately needed in Tuesday's Copa Libertadores semi.
River Plate qualified for the final of the Copa Libertadores 2-1 on aggregate despite losing 1-0 and surviving a late onslaught by Boca Juniors.
The second leg of the Copa Libertadores semis has plenty of intrigue. Will Flamengo be fresh against Gremio? And can River Plate keep Boca at bay?
Rio de Janeiro's historic Maracana stadium will host the 2020 final of the Copa Libertadores.
The high praise River Plate boss Marcelo Gallardo has drawn from all quarters seems certain to land him a top job in Europe in the coming years.
Gremio, in truth, barely deserved their 1-1 draw with Flamengo on Wednesday, but the neutrals did. The stage is now set for a classic second leg.
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