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Benfica player celebrates historic title by riding a moped in the stadium

Eliseu demonstrates an advanced way of celebrating titles (Benfica/Twitter) Benfica beat Vitoria Guimaraes 5–0 to claim a club-record fourth consecutive Portuguese Liga title, giving them a measly 36 overall. To celebrate the achievement, Portugal international Eliseu hopped on a moped and rode it all over the Estadio da Luz. He rode it on the pitch… e siga …

Five Moments in the Rich History of the Club World Cup

The club world cup was born out of a fiercely contested transcontinental tournament that pitted Europe’s best against South America’s champions By Juan Figueira [E]arly Wednesday morning, Copa Libertadores champions River Plate defeated regional hosts and J1 League titleholders Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1–0. Barring a massive Guangzhou Evergrande upset over Barcelona, the aforementioned Argentines will face-off …

For Malmö, Europe’s second tier is a dog eat dog world

After fourteen years without a Swedish club in the Champions League, Malmö FF has done it back to back years. But to what end? By Isaak Bowers | Illustration by Alvar Sirlin [I]f you’ve seen Malmö, you’ve seen the world. That was the new slogan of Malmö’s major newspaper back in 1995 when it faced a …