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    Posted on Dec 17, 2013

    15 Reasons Why San Lorenzo De Almagro Has To Be Your Favorite Soccer Team In 2014

    If you're a soccer fan there's only one team you should be paying attention to. That's right: San Lorenzo de Almagro.

    1. They just won the Argentine championship, so there's a lot to celebrate for.

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    2. The team is named in honor of priest Lorenzo Massa who, in 1908, invited children to play in his church's backyard instead of the streets.

    3. They have the best fans.

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    4. Seriously, they're a party!

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    5. So much so that the Pope loves the team.

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    He's even a member!!!

    6. Their colors are so pretty together. Don't you think so?

    7. Yes, their jersey looks like Barcelona's, but better.

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    Right?

    8. They have good looking fans.

    9. Including him...

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    Viggo Mortensen.

    10. Djovovik is also a fan.

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    And just like the Pope, he's also a member.

    11. Historically, Boca Juniors always loses against them.

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    Why cheer for this dude?

    12. Their cheers are the best. Just listen while you bob your head.

    View this video on YouTube

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    13. Next year they'll be playing the Libertadores Cup.

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    14. The players know how to have a good time.

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    15. Oh, and one last reason... Yeah.... Yup.

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