Flamengo Champs for Dramatic 6th Title

By Doug Gray, Senior Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO – On a day of high tension in Rio the city’s three teams completed their individual searches for glory on Sunday afternoon, sending thousands of football fans into the streets to commemorate a truly historic season finale.

Champions Flamengo lifted the trophy for the first time since 1992 courtesy of a 70th minute header by defender Ronaldo Angelim in front of 85,000 delirious fans crammed inside the Maracana. Across the city red and black shirts filled bars and spilled onto the streets, closing off roads and mounting buses in . . .

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