Brazil snuck past Chile to advance in the World Cup in a match that came down to the very last penalty kick. Here was the big moment.
Clank. Or maybe thud. Either way, it befit Chile's agonizing loss to host country Brazil because this last-minute extra time shot by Mauricio Pinilla would have won the match, but just barely hit the crossbar instead.
It then came down to history, which was already on Brazil's side. Prior to the shootout, no host nation had been eliminated in penalty kicks since Italy lost at home to Argentina in 1990 (3-0). Brazil, traditionally, had more experience as well.
And in the end, history repeated itself. Brazil won on kicks 3-2.
ALL the countries to eliminate Chile in the KO round of World Cup 1962 Brazil 1998 Brazil 2010 Brazil 2014 Brazil— MisterChip (English) (@MisterChiping) June 28, 2014