South American commentators are known for their exuberant style, with each goal greeted by screams of pure joy, even if it were just a Gary Lineker-esque two yard toe poke.
But Argentina’s Pablo Grialt got even more carried away when Manchester United target Angel di Maria netted a late winner against Switzerland earlier this week, as he was actually recorded blubbing on air.
The current Real Madrid winger netted a goal deep into extra time against the Swiss to avoid penalty-kicks and send his nation through to the quarter finals.
Football can be emotional, but this is on a new level. Who said commentators have to be impartial…