When Deportivo Capiata, a soccer club formed six years ago in an Asuncion suburb with a stadium holding just 7,000 fans, beat Argentina's legendary Boca Juniors 1-0 at its famed La Bombonera stadium in Buenos Aires on Oct. 15, it was a shocker for the ages.
Unfortunately for Capiata, it was just the first leg of the Copa Sudamericana tournament and the team must face Boca again Thursday in the second leg, with the winner going to the quarterfinals of Latin America's No. 2 club tournament.
In the photo above, reserve soccer players from the Deportivo Capiata team prepare for a national league match against Cerro Porteno in Capiata, Paraguay on Oct. 18, 2014.
Deportivo Capiata soccer player Fabio Escobar gets a helping hand from his three-year-old son Junior during a training session in Capiata, Paraguay on Oct. 18.
The Deportivo Capiata soccer team aide's office where the group stores their equipment stands empty before a game on Oct 18. Capiata has a tiny fan base, and everything about the club is modest: its dressing room, workout room and stadium amenities.
Aide Juan Abalos prepares players' shoes before a national league match against Cerro Porteno in Capiata, on Oct. 18.
Deportivo Capiata soccer players Arturo Aquino, left, Angel Martinez, center, and Oscar Ruiz train on Oct. 18. Interestingly, the club wears blue and yellow, the same colors as Boca Juniors.
Deportivo Capiata player Arturo Aquino gels his hair after practice inside the team's dressing room where a small altar of the Virgin of Caacupe stands, on Oct. 18.
A vendor sells chipa, a traditional bread with cheese to fans of the Deportivo Capiata soccer team before a national league match against Cerro Porteno on Oct. 18.
Fans of the Deportivo Capiata soccer team watch a national league match against Cerro Porteno on Oct. 18.
Reserve Deportivo Capiata players pose for photographers before a national league match against Cerro Porteno in Capiata, on Oct. 18.
Capiata goalkeeper Antonio Franco warned after beating Boca: "We still haven't won a thing."
"We got attention with a team with no international history beating Boca 1-0," Franco added. "But football is like that. Nobody should underestimate a small rival."