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Silvestre Varela Scores in Extra Time to Give Portugal 2-2 Draw vs. USA

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Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIJune 23, 2014

After pure elation from Clint Dempsey's go-ahead goal in the 81st minute, United States fans were likely devastated after this one.

With one final chance in extra time for Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo had a beautiful cross to Silvestre Varela, whose header gave his team a 2-2 draw. The goal keeps Portugal alive in Group G of the 2014 World Cup. 


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