‘One Centimetre From Glory’ – Chile Striker Mauricio Pinilla Gets Tattoo Of His Shot That Hit The Crossbar Against Brazil (Photos)

Chris Wright

1st, July 2014


By Chris Wright

Having come within inches of sending Chile through to the World Cup quarter-finals, striker Mauricio Pinilla has had a tattoo on his back to commemorate his shot which thwacked against Julio Cesar’s crossbar in the final few minutes of extra time against Brazil.

The tattoo depicts his shot hitting the bar in the 119th minute of the game, along with a fateful inscription: “One Centimetre from Glory”…


The finished article…


(Photo via 101GG)

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  1. LBRL says:

    Why would you want to be reminded of this every day? Spose it must exorcizing in way….painful in all sense of the word.

  2. Joe says:

    I’ve got the same slogan tattooed 10mm from my ahole.

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