NathanSR22 Wins the Fourth Edition of the CONMEBOL eLibertadores

The finals of this year’s CONMEBOL eLibertadores took place over the weekend in São Paulo, Brazil as saw the crowning of a new South American champion.

After two days of thrilling action, NathanSR22 was crowned the winner of the tournament that lived up to its expectations. The Brazil native defeated fellow Netshoes Miners player GuiBarros 6-0 in the final to join an illustrious list of former champions that includes Matias Bonanno, Resende, PHzin and Baxada.

Let’s take you through the action as it unfolded at the UM Rooftop on Saturday and Sunday.

CONMEBOL eLibertadores Day 1 Action

After two qualifier phases, a total of 16 players made it to the finals of this year’s Copa eLibertadores. The players were divided into four groups as shown below:

Group A

  • NathanSR22
  • Gueric10
  • Rampazzo20
  • Zezinho

Group B 

  • Resende
  • Giuliano20013
  • GabrielPN
  • Gercrack30

Group C 

  • Young
  • Fonseca
  • Dudu27
  • Edson

Group D 

  • GuiBarros
  • Sebaluoni
  • FacuCowen
  • Baldo

NathanSR22 started his campaign in the best way possible recording back-to-back victories over Gueric10 and Rampazzo20. He dominated Group A, earning his spot in Sunday’s final alongside Gueric10 who had a more chaotic journey and qualified after beating Rampazzo20 3-2 in the final match of the group.

Resende displayed one of the most dominant performances we have seen this season as he won all the matches en route to the playoffs and conceded zero goals in the process. The other Group B player who advanced to the playoffs was Giuliano20013.

The biggest upset of CONMEBOL eLibertadores 2024 was at Group C where Young crashed out despite winning the first match 6-1, allowing Fonseca and Dudu27 to advance to the playoffs.

Just like in the other groups, there was plenty of action in Group D where GuiBarros and Sebaluoni progressed to Sunday’s playoffs. In the upper bracket final, GuiBarros had to come from behind when trailing 5-2 against Baldo to win the match 8-5.

A Recap of Day 2 of CONMEBOL eLibertadores 

In the quarter-finals, Resende failed to maintain his momentum from Day 1 when he conceded zero goals and crashed out in the hands of fellow Brazilian player Dudu27.

Meanwhile, NathanSR22 continued with his impressive performance from Group A by thumping Sebaluoni 8-2 in their quarter-final clash.

In one of the most exciting matches played on Sunday, Gueric10 almost forced extra time after trailing 3-0 at one point of the game. However, his opponent GuiBarros, scored the winning goal after a fine team move that ensured he booked his spot in the semi-finals.

In the first semi-final of this year’s CONMEBOL eLibertadores, NathanSR22 came from behind to beat Dudu27 4-2 and silence the crowd that was booing him.

The other player who booked his spot in the final was GuiBarros, who defeated Giuliano20013 in a eight-goal thriller.

The Grand Final

The grand final of the fourth edition of the CONMEBOL eLibertadores saw two Miners players face each other. NathanSR22 broke the deadlock towards the end of the first half with a well taken strike from inside the penalty area. He doubled his lead after the break and then ran riot, thumping GuiBarros 6-0.

How Much Did NathanSR22 Win?

In addition to being awarded the trophy, NathanSR22 also claimed $35,000 in prize money for winning the 2024 CONMEBOL eLibertadores. Furthermore, he will represent South America at this year’s FC Pro World Championship in the summer alongside runner-up GuiBarros.

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