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Las imágenes que construyeron la grandeza de América del Sur

El fútbol de América del Sur se construyó con generaciones de futbolistas y dirigentes que catapultaron al bien llamado “continente del fútbol”, al primer mundo de la excelencia.

Nadie podrá discutir la contribución de Sudamérica en el desarrollo del balompié universal, con personajes célebres, que peldaño a peldaño alcanzaron notoriedad, en base al sacrificio e integridad, constituyéndose en mensajeros del juego limpio, desde siempre…

CONMEBOL.com rinde su homenaje a miles de hombres y mujeres que con devoción tributaron, en el día a día, el más genuino sentimiento de pertenencia, exhortando la magnanimidad del fútbol como herramienta de convivencia pacífica, respeto y solidaridad y mejor calidad de vida entre los seres humanos.

1970. Argentina coach Francisco Villegas worked across the continent but found his home at Deportivo Cali who he led to their first championship in 1965. He repeated the titles in '67, '69 and '70.
1970. Universidad de Chile, semifinalist and the team with the most points in this edition. Peñarol knocked them out on goal difference.
1970. This was the only participation Rangers de Talca, Chile in the Copa Libertadores. In 1969, under the direction of Oscar Andradem the achieved a second place finish in the championship of their country, just two points behind Universidad de Chile.
1970. Spencer's header once again beats injured goalkeeper Darius who was playing for the suspended Colmenares. The amazing thing is that 21 days earlier in Venezuela, Peñarol had been unable to breach the goal of Valencia and finished 0-0.
1970. Olimpia in its sixth cup. Standing: Aníbal Bordón, Andrés Torres, Juan Lezcano, Ignacio Achucarro, Néstor Sanguinetti and Néstor Beníitez. Kneeling: Arístides del Puerto, Lorenzo Espinoza, Benicio Ferreira, Crispín Verza and Lorenzo Giménez.
1970. Julio Montero Castillo, synonymous with Nacional. He played 68 games in the Libertadores, including 1 with Independiente in 1973.
1970. Ramiro Blacut, captain of Bolivar. He also played in Argentina, Germany and Peru.
1970. The imposing city of La Paz surrounds the Hernando Siles stadium, where Bolivar fell 2-3 against Boca Juniors.
1970. Paraguayan goalkeeper Arturo Galarza debuted in the Copa Libertadores against Boca Juniors defending the goal of Bolivar. His good play and love for Bolivia led him to obtain Bolivian citizenship. He would play for the Bolivian national team.
1970. Ángel Clemente Rojas, one of the greatest idols of Boca Juniors history. He scored 5 goals in this Copa Libertadores.
Estudiantes de La Plata players perform the "Zambullida" in 2009, a rite that was repeated in the last decade as a way to honor the legendary trophy.
William Martinez raises the Intercontinental Cup that Peñarol won over Benfica in 1961. To his right is President Guelfi and Peruvian striker Juan Joya. To his left another director holds the Libertadores, without the wooden base that would appear later.
1970. The final in Montevideo. A remarkable save by Néstor Errea.
1970. Defensor Arica of Peru in their only participation in the Libertadores. Standing: Andrés Zegarra, Manuel Mayorga, Carlos Urrunaga, Carlos Oliva, José Sierra. Kneeling: José Navarro, Julio Tijero, Javier Castillo, J. Ramírez, O. Sartor, F. Quintana.
1970: Peñarol, runner-up. Standing: Alberto Martínez, Jorge Peralta, Néstor Goncalves, Elías Figueroa, Ricardo Soria, Ariel Pintos. Kneeling: Nilo Acuña, Milton Viera, Alfredo Lamas, Ermimdo Onega, Luis Lamberck.
1970. Estudiantes de la Plata, the champion. Standing: C. Pachamé, N. Errea, R. Pagnanini, N. Togneri, O. Pezzano (substitute goalkeeper), J. Solari, J. Echecopar. Kneeling: M. Conigliaro, C. Bilardo, E. Flores, J. Verón, H. Spadaro.
1970. Duel in La Paz between Ramiro Blacut's (left) Bolivar and Raul Alvarez's Universitario of Argentina. The 'celeste' captain is a symbol of Bolivian football.
1970. Onega couldn't stop the violent left-footed shot by Néstor Togneri fired from outside the box that sealed the victory. It was the only goal of the finals.