River Plate fans celebrate victory in Buenos Aires after the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final against Boca Juniors. Photo: Marcelo Endelli/Getty Images

Pity Martínez, his legs like lead, took a deep breath. After 120 minutes of impossible tension, after a journey of 6,000 miles, after a game that had (...)

River Plate celebrate Carlos Izquierdoz’s own goal in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores final at La Bombonera. Photograph: Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty

Boca Juniors 2 River Plate 2 Boca Juniors and River Plate played out a thrilling 2-2 draw on Sunday in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores final(...)

Boca Juniors celebrate Ramon Avila’s opener in their 2-2 draw away to Palmeiras. Photograph:  Alexandre Schneider/Getty

Boca Juniors will face arch rivals River Plate in the final of South America’s Copa Libertadores for the first time after a 2-2 draw with Brazilians P(...)

Sergio Agüero (right) celebrates with his team-mates after scoring their second goal in the international friendly against Nigeria in Krasnodar, Russia. Photograph: Yuri Kochetkov/EPA

Sergio Agüero was taken to hospital after fainting at half-time in Argentina’s friendly defeat against Nigeria, the Argentinian Football Federation an(...)