Great goals: Diego Aguirre, América de Cali 0-1 PEÑAROL, Copa Libertadores final - Last minute heartbreaker

The Copa Libertadores final of 1987 was contested between América de Cali of Colombia, appearing in their 3rd consecutive final and Peñarol of Uruguay trying to obtain their 5th Libertadores title.

The teams each won their home legs of the final, resulting in a playoff in the neutral venue of Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile. América held a slight advantage going into the playoff, they had won their home leg 2-0, against Peñarol's 2-1 home victory, meaning that if the playoff finished level after extra time the trophy would be awarded to América on goal difference.

In the 120th minute the score was 0-0 and having been defeated in the 1985 and 1986 finals América thought they were finally going to get their hands on the trophy, however with only 15 seconds to go Diego Aguirre scored for Peñarol prompting the Colombian radio commentator in the video clip to lament:

No lo voy a cantar (I'm not going to shout "gooooool")
No lo voy a cantar (I'm not going to shout "gooooool")
Es Increible (It's unbelievable)
No lo voy a cantar (I'm not going to shout "gooooool")
Dios Mío, por que? (My God, why?)
por que siempre a nosotros, Señor? (God, why do you always do it to us?)

In the second audio clip you will hear the Uruguayan commentator scream in delight and then descend into unintelligible and tearful delirium.

Part of the Golazo series.

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