Brazil Finally Wins Olympic Soccer Gold And Everybody Is In Tears

Emotions ran high as Brazil won its first-ever Olympic gold medal for men’s soccer Saturday.

Neymar scored Brazil’s final penalty kick against Germany to win the Rio 2016 final shootout 5-4, following a 1-1 draw in regulation time.

His goal sparked tears of joy from himself, his teammates, fans and people all across the world. 

It was sweet revenge against a German side who shamed the Brazilians at their own World Cup in 2014 with a crushing 7-1 semifinal defeat.

As Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium and the city as a whole erupted in joy after Neymar’s goal, hundreds of Twitter users marked the historic moment online with many revealing they’d also shed tears of happiness at the host nation’s win.

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