Chile's Mauricio Pinilla Denied World Cup Winner vs. Brazil by Crossbar

Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIJune 28, 2014


Brazil and Chile have gotten the knockout stage of the 2014 World Cup off to a thrilling start, and the game nearly ended with this shot.

With the clock running out in extra time, Mauricio Pinilla had a terrific chance to give Chile the win. However, it wasn't meant to be, as the ball hit the crossbar.

The game headed into penalty kicks after that miss with the match tied at 1-1.