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Paraguayan Soccer Player Wins Game On PK, Uncle Dies Of Heart Attack

Paraguay put down Brazil in the Copa America last night, winning on penalties after Derlis Gonzalez equalized on a penalty in the second half and converted the deciding goal in the shootout. Reportedly, in the excitement of watching the winning shot, his 44-year-old uncle died of a heart attack.

Gonzalez was given the news after the game, and posted this to Twitter:

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“Why today uncle? Why? You left me after a heart attack because I gave you so much joy and so much happiness. I can’t believe it.”

[The Independent]

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