Given the nerve-shredding nature of Barcelona’s back-from-the-dead win over PSG last night, it was perhaps only natural that some folks got a little carried away with their celebrations.
Finnish television commentator Tuomas Virkkunen was one such chap, with the poor over-excited sod descending into an unintelligible stream of howls, whelps and bleats as Sergi Roberto prodded home his 95th-minute winner…
“Maali on jalkapallon orgasmi. Orgasmin lailla maali on nykyelämässä yhä harvinaisempi.” -Eduardo Galeano (Kiitos, Tuomas Virkkunen.) pic.twitter.com/7hABjAzQLd
— Tommy Lindgren (@fathermetro) March 8, 2017
Indeed, a football match can never truly be branded ‘iconic’ if it doesn’t feature a caterwauling meltdown courtesy of a non-English commentator.
Barca-PSG ’17, welcome to the pantheon.