New Delhi: Sports become all the more engaging when emotions get attached. Often spectators get emotional seeing their teams/players winning or losing crucial encounters.
Not just fans, players themselves go through emotional turmoil chasing trophies and accomplishments one after the other.
With Brazil having never won an Olympic gold medal in men’s football, the pressure on captain Neymar jr. was extreme to earn the champions crown for his nation on home soil.
With the match being stretched to penalties, Neymar stood to take the 5th and final penalty of the shootout.
The Barcelona man converted from the spot and his tears immediately roll down the cheeks, highlighting the anguish and pressure of responsibilities the 24-year-old had been carrying.
Watch Neymar’s emotional moment here:
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