Rewind to 1962

The Santos Globetrotters

June 23, 2011
On Wednesday night, Santos picked up their third Copa Libertadores trophy with a win over Penarol, but just under half a century ago the side were regarded as one of the best in world as arguably the greatest player of all time, Pele, led them to back-to-back continental titles and a host of other silverware.

When the Copa Libertadores - now the most prestigious club competition in South American football - was born in 1960, two teams quickly emerged as frontrunners in the battle to be ...

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