Maradona, Argentina's favourite son whose life was marred by struggles with addiction, died aged 60 following a heart attack at home. Huge crowds are expected to pay their respects as part of three days of national mourning.
Friend of the downtrodden, enemy of imperialism: Diego Maradona transcended football to become a ‘voice for the voiceless’.
It was Boca’s third league title in four years and robbed River Plate of their first league flag since 2014.
River Plate beat Boca Juniors 3-1 to win Copa Libertadores in a twice postponed final that had to be moved to Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Stadium after River fans attacked Boca's team bus in Buenos Aires.
The Superclasico between River Plate and Boca Juniors on November 24 was postponed after River fans attacked the Boca team bus near the Monumental stadium, injuring fans and players.
The Copa Libertadores final second leg between River Plate and Boca Juniors was originally scheduled to be played last weekend in Buenos Aires, but it was postponed after the Boca team bus came under attack from River fans.
The all-Buenos Aires clash, the first time Argentina's two biggest clubs had met for the title, was billed as the greatest final in the competition's 58-year history but will instead be remembered for the violence that left players bleeding.
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