Pope Francis this week will take a Delegation of the Argentine soccer club San Lorenzo», the first time won the Libertadores Cup for the victory in the most prestigious club tournament in South America. About this stated the local print referring to the messenger of the Vatican.
One of the most famous fans of «San Lorenzo» the former Archbishop of Buenos Aires Jorge Bergoglio, now better known as Pope Francis, will be waiting for the victors in Rome. It is planned that in their honor would be a Grand feast. Authorized the Vatican said that the Pope «did you find out about the victory of their favorite team once arrived in Seoul to participate in the Asian youth Day in South Korea.
Unfortunately, the head of the Roman Catholic Church was unable to see the response the final match of the Libertadores Cup, in which the «San Lorenzo» took precedence over the Paraguayan «Nacionales» with the score 1: 0 (the first meeting ended with the score 1: 1). However, he learned about the triumph of their favorite team as soon as he set foot on the ground and was very glad, said the representative of the Vatican.
The delegation of «San Lorenzo» will be headed by the head of the club Matias Lammens, as well as Vice-President and a popular television presenter Marcelo Tinelli. The vast number of players on the team will remain in Argentina and will be prepared For the next match not too long ago launched the national championship. Pope Francis, who was born in Argentina, is an active member of the football club «San Lorenzo» 12 March 2008. Then cardinal he even participated in worship, dedicated to the 100th anniversary since the founding of the football team.
Argentine clubs totally won the Libertadores Cup 22 times, However, the «San Lorenzo» among the victors was not, although the team fifteen times became the champion of the country. Despite four defeats in the course of this tournament, «San Lorenzo» successfully passed all stages in the quarterfinals after defeating favorites this season — champion of Brazil Cruzeiro
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