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FC Barcelona give world ‘sound of happiness’ post comeback win vs PSG

FC Barcelona, down 0-4 against Paris Saint-Germain after the first leg of an UEFA Champion League last tie, won 6-5 on aggregate with Sergi Roberto’s stoppage-time goal

football Updated: Mar 10, 2017 08:48 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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FC Barcelona's Sergi Roberto (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring the winning goal against Paris Saint-Germain FC in an UEFA Champions League round of 16 match.(AFP)

FC Barelona’s late and dramatic comeback against Paris Saint-Germain in an UEFA Champions League last 16 match took the world by storm. Luis Enrique’s boys achieved the unthinkable as Barca and football fans around the world rejoiced at the achievement.

It was a happy moment at Camp Nou after Sergi Roberto scored the injury-time winner as Barcelona entered the champions League quarter-finals with a 6-5 aggergate win. And FC Barelona added to the joy and gave their fans ‘sound of happiness’ after the win.

Read | FC Barcelona’s comeback in Champions League will not be forgotten: Luis Enrique

In a Twitter post, Barcelona compiled a photo slide of the scenes at Cam Nou at the moment of Roberto’s goal and after that. It was topped up with the commentators’ reactions, with one word being the highlight – ‘goal’.

The remix is sure to give the football fans goosebumps, as they relive the greatest comeback in the history of Campion League.

Barcelona completed one of the most extraordinary comebacks in European football history to knock Paris St Germain out of the Champions League on Wednesday with a 6-1 victory that rewrote the record books.

No team had ever overturned a four-goal deficit in a knockout tie, but Sergi Roberto’s stoppage-time goal completed a 6-5 aggregate win that sparked delirious scenes of celebration inside the Nou Camp and sent Barca through to the last eight.

“This is a crazy, unique sport. Children and adults here tonight will never forget what happened,” Barca coach Luis Enrique told reporters.

“I dedicate this win to all Barca fans who kept faith in us. We were massively criticised after the first leg.”

First Published: Mar 10, 2017 08:45 IST