Atletico Nacional wins the Colombian champs (again)!

Out in Cartagena, Colombia last night and I walked into a restaurant to have dinner and discovered the final match of the Colombian football championships was on. Imagine my delight when I discovered that Independiente Santa Fe (Bogotá) was playing Atlético Nacional (Medellín), in an almost identical repeat of the national championship game I watched eight years ago when I was working as an MBA student intern in Medellin. It was a nice little trip down memory lane, and even more so, when Nacional won last night’s game 2-0, same as it did eight years ago. In total, it has won 12 times, and is the second-most successful team nationally, according to Wikipedia. Soy feliz! Soy verde!

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Cheering on Nacional in Parque Lleras in Medellin. The team lost this game on 19th June, 2005 against Tolima (2-4) but went on to win the national championships one week later.

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