The pontiff has supported the Buenos Aires-based team since he was a boy.
A delegation travelled from the Argentine capital to the Vatican with the trophy.
San Lorenzo recently won the Copa – South American club football’s most prestigious competition – for the first time in the club’s 106-year history. [eap_ad_2] San Lorenzo has gone from strength to strength since Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis I.
San Lorenzo beat Paraguay’s Nacional 1-0 on 13 August to secure a 2-1 aggregate victory. (BBC) [eap_ad_3]