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This is why we love soccer: The Boca Juniors last-minute victory edition

Silva of Argentina's Boca Juniors kicks to score against Brazil's Fluminense during their Copa Libertadores soccer match in Rio de Janeiro

Santiago Silva of Argentina’s Boca Juniors kicks to score against Brazil’s Fluminense during their Copa Libertadores soccer match in Rio de Janeiro May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

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It was all over in Brazil.

Home team Fluminense was essentially through to the semifinals of Copa Libertadores, needing only to kill of stoppage time. Then: disaster.

Boca Juniors Diego Rivero outpaced the defender to the ball, ripping a shot that Diego Cavalieri saved. It bounced off the post and back across the goalmouth. Cavalieri hit it again... right to Santiago Silva. Golazo, yo.

Sorry Fluminense. Boca is through.

The staid broadcast with the goal coming at 2:50 (via MLSSoccer.com’s great Kick Off).:

And the celebration: