James Marcelin's Copa America goal for Haiti Wednesday did not have much of an impact on the final result vs. Brazil, but it was certainly cause for celebration for the underdog island nation.
Marcelin's 70th-minute goal brought Haiti within 5-1 at the time, and Brazil went on to win 7-1, on the strength of Philippe Coutinho's hat trick and Renato Augusto's two goals. But beyond the result is Haiti's achievement of scoring on the five-time World Cup champions and getting on the board in Copa America action for the first time. The pro-Haiti fans at Orlando's Camping World Stadium exploded with enthusiasm after the goal, on which Marcelin followed up a saved shot and blasted it into the net.
Haiti's home radio call reflects the significance of the moment, no matter if Haiti was eliminated from the competition some 20 minutes later.
Listen to the Radio Soleil D'Haiti call, as provided to Fox Sports:
Haiti has one more match in Copa America, Sunday at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey against Ecuador.