The MVP of the Brazil-Chile World Cup game on Saturday had to have been the crossbar.
In the final few minutes of extra time in the round of 16 match between the two teams, Chile’s Mauricio Pinilla just missed winning the game-winning goal off the crossbar:
That was inches away from winning it! Instead, they ended up going to a shootout and losing to Brazil in penalty kicks on a ball that went off the goalpost:
That's close. pic.twitter.com/N4AXWdmrPz
— SB Nation GIF (@SBNationGIF) June 28, 2014
Crossbars, goalposts … what didn’t Brazil have on their side?