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COPA LIBERTADORES WINNERS 1960-2020


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1960s
Peñarol crest
Peñarol crest
Santos
Santos
Independiente
Independiente
Peñarol crest
Racing
Estudiantes
Estudiantes
1960s

1970s
Estudiantes
Nacional
Independiente
Independiente
Independiente
Independiente
Cruzeiro
BOCA JUNIORS
BOCA JUNIORS
Olimpia crest
1970s

1980s
Nacional
Flamengo
Peñarol crest
Gremio
Independiente
Argentinos Juniors
River Plate
Peñarol crest
Nacional
Atletico Nacional
1980s

1990s
Olimpia crest
Colo Colo crest
Sao Paolo
Sao Paolo
Velez Sarsfield
Gremio
River Plate
Cruzeiro
Vasco da Gama
Palmeiras
1990s

2000s
BOCA JUNIORS
BOCA JUNIORS
Olimpia crest
BOCA JUNIORS
Once Caldas
Sao Paolo
Internacional
BOCA JUNIORS
LDU Quito
Estudiantes
2000s

2010s
Internacional
Santos
Corinthians
Atletico Mineiro
San Lorenzo
River Plate
Atletico Nacional
Gremio
River Plate
Flamengo crest
2010s

2020s
Palmeiras
2020s




The Copa Libertadores is South America's most prestigious football club competition and has been organized by CONMEBOL since 1960. Being able to add the Copa Libertadores to a club's honours list is the equivalent of a European Club being added to the table of Champions League winners. Indeed, the only thing considered more prestigious in South America is winning the Intercontinental Cup or World Club Championship, which they hold in much higher esteem than their European counterparts do.

The Copa Libertadores is named in honour of the Libertadores (translating as "the liberators", the leaders of the Latin American wars of independence from Portugal and Spain).

Argentinian clubs have dominated the Copa Libertadores competition for large periods of its history, with four of its clubs (Independiente, Boca Juniors, River Plate, Estudiantes) being amongst the five most successful. Whilst Independiente may not have won the most Argentina football league titles they've actually won the most Copa Libertadores titles, with seven. Incredibly, they have never lost a final, having appeared in seven, and won seven!




COPA LIBERTADORES WINNERS AND RUNNERS-UP

Year Winner Runner-up
2020 Palmeiras (Brazil) Santos (Brazil)
2019 Flamengo (Brazil) River Plate (Argentina)
2018 River Plate (Argentina) Boca Juniors (Argentina)
2017 Grêmio (Brazil) Lanús (Argentina)
2016 Atlético Nacional (Colombia) Independiente del Valle (Ecuador)
2015 River Plate (Argentina) UANL (Mexico)
2014 San Lorenzo (Argentina) Nacional (Paraguay)
2013 Atlético Mineiro (Brazil) Olimpia (Paraguay)
2012 Corinthians (Brazil) Boca Juniors (Argentina)
2011 Santos (Brazil) Peñarol (Uruguay)
2010 Internacional (Brazil) Guadalajara (Mexico)
2009 Estudiantes (Argentina) Cruzeiro (Brazil)
2008 LDU Quito (Ecuador) Fluminese (Brazil)
2007 Boca Juniors (Argentina) Grêmio (Brazil)
2006 Internacional (Brazil) São Paulo FC (Brazil)
2005 São Paulo FC (Brazil) Atlético Paranaense (Brazil)
2004 Once Caldas (Colombia) Boca Juniors (Argentina)
2003 Boca Juniors (Argentina) Santos FC (Brazil)
2002 Olimpia (Paraguay) São Caetano (Brazil)
2001 Boca Juniors (Argentina) Cruz Azul (Mexico)
2000 Boca Juniors (Argentina) Palmeiras (Brazil)
1999 Palmeiras (Brazil) Deportivo Cali (Colombia)
1998 Vasco da Gama (Brazil) BArcelona Sporting (Ecuador)
1997 Cruzeiro (Brazil) Sporting Cristal (Peru)
1996 River Plate (Argentina) América de Cali (Colombia)
1995 Grêmio (Brazil) Atlético Nacional (Colombia)
1994 Vélez Sársfield (Argentina) São Paulo FC (Brazil)
1993 São Paulo FC (Brazil) Universidad Católica (Chile)
1992 São Paulo FC (Brazil) Newell's Old Boys (Argentina)
1991 Colo Colo (Chile) Olimpia (Paraguay)
1990 Olimpia (Paraguay) BArcelona Sporting (Ecuador)
1989 Atlético Nacional (Colombia) Olimpia (Paraguay)
1988 Nacional (Uruguay) Newell's Old Boys (Argentina)
1987 Peñarol (Uruguay) América de Cali (Colombia)
1986 River Plate (Argentina) América de Cali (Colombia)
1985 Argentinos Juniors (Argentina) América de Cali (Colombia)
1984 Independiente (Argentina) Grêmio (Brazil)
1983 Grêmio (Brazil) Peñarol (Uruguay)
1982 Peñarol (Uruguay) Cobreloa (Chile)
1981 Flamengo (Brazil) Cobreloa (Chile)
1980 Nacional (Uruguay) Internacional (Brazil)
1979 Olimpia (Paraguay) Boca Juniors (Argentina)
1978 Boca Juniors (Argentina) Deportivo Cali (Colombia)
1977 Boca Juniors (Argentina) Cruzeiro (Brazil)
1976 Cruzeiro (Brazil) River Plate (Argentina)
1975 Independiente (Argentina) Unión Española (Chile)
1974 Independiente (Argentina) São Paulo FC (Brazil)
1973 Independiente (Argentina) Colo Colo (Chile)
1972 Independiente (Argentina) Universitario (Peru)
1971 Nacional (Uruguay) Estudiantes (Argentina)
1970 Estudiantes (Argentina) Peñarol (Uruguay)
1969 Estudiantes (Argentina) Nacional (Uruguay)
1968 Estudiantes (Argentina) Palmeiras (Brazil)
1967 Racing Club (Argentina) Nacional (Uruguay)
1966 Peñarol (Uruguay) River Plate (Argentina)
1965 Independiente (Argentina) Peñarol (Uruguay)
1964 Independiente (Argentina) Nacional (Uruguay)
1963 Santos (Brazil) Boca Juniors (Argentina)
1962 Santos (Brazil) Peñarol (Uruguay)
1961 Peñarol (Uruguay) Palmeiras (Brazil)
1960 Peñarol (Uruguay) Olimpia (Paraguay)