Emotional Brazil players celebrate after outlasting Chile in a dramatic penalty shootout to advance from the round of 16.
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By The SI Staff
June 28, 2014

For Brazilians who planned on attending Saturday's Colombia-Uruguay match at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro, the timing couldn't have been worse. Brazil's match against Chile went to extra time and then penalties, cutting it too close for fans hoping to watch the end of the game and then get to the famed venue in time for the other South American showdown. 

Fortunately for those stuck on the subway over to the Maracana, one man had a phone signal and was able to deliver the good word of Gonzalo Jara's miss and Brazil's dramatic triumph. Watch the incredible scene, captured by Sports Illustrated's Adam Duerson, as fans learn that their beloved Selecao will live to play another day:

 

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