Chile’s Mauricio Pinilla Hits Crossbar During Final Minute of Extra Time vs. Brazil (Video)

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Chile came oh so close to taking down the host nation and the favorites at the 2014 World Cup when Mauricio Pinilla hit the crossbar during the final minute of extra time with the score tied 1-1.

Now the two teams will have to settle for penalty kicks in order to figure out who advances to the quarterfinals.  You can cut the tension with a knife.

Here’s how close it came to ending before penalties:


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