Most of the players in Sport Recife’s 2017 side would not have been born when the club competed for the disputed title. Photo: AFP

Delayed gratification: The curious case of a club’s 30-year court struggle to be declared champions

Sport Recife finally named 1987 Brazil league champions as win over Rio de Janeiro giants Flamengo is confirmed by ruling panel

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Most of the players in Sport Recife’s 2017 side would not have been born when the club competed for the disputed title. Photo: AFP
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