Club Libertad are from the Tuyucuá district of Paraguay's capital Asuncion, and are considered to be the thrid biggest team in the country, after the perpetual champions Olimpia and Cerro Porteño. This is a title hotly disputed by their fierce local rivals Club Guaraní, who despite claiming a bigger fanbase than Libertad, have won considerably fewer titles.
Colorado Party. These young men were from the Liberal Party, and their ship was named Libertad (or Freedom in English). This event so impressed Juan Manuel Sosa Escalada that he decided to form a sports club and name it after the revolutionary's ship.
They play at the cosy and leafy Estadio Dr. Nicolás Léoz, a 10,000 capacity ground on the banks of the river named after a former club president who is now the president of the South American Football Federation.
Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana - getting as far as the semi finals in the senior tournament in both 1977 and 2007.
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