The latest news from Peñarol
Uruguayan giants Penarol were once the best club side in the world even though the national team had begun a steady decline from their halcyon days.
Boca Juniors opened their 2018 account with a 1-0 win at home to Junior in Buenos Aires on Wednesday, while Gremio and Penarol also won.
Guillermo Varela has left Manchester United to return to Penarol, the club where he began his professional career.
Goals from Jose Ayovi and Jonathan Alvez helped Barcelona book their spot in the Copa Libertadores knockout stages.
Palmeiras midfielder Felipe Melo was seen throwing a punch at Penarol's Matias Mier and both are among four players sanctioned by CONMEBOL.
Tensions boiled over between Penarol and Palmeiras and both sets of fans in Montevideo.
Today at BeSoccer we are asking you to decide which is the best team South-American football has ever seen at club level. We have put together a shortlist which includes Atletico Nacional, Boca Juniors, River Plate, Penarol, Nacional and Olimpia. Which one is the best in your opinion?