MONTEVIDEO – The Uruguayan league match between Plaza Colonia and Penarol had a surprise ending. Penarol won 1-0 at the Plaza Colonia court, at the end of the match a Penarol fan with Down syndrome approached Fabricio Formillano, goalkeeper of his favorite team to ask him to fulfill his dream. The boy's dream was to score a goal during a match of his favorite team.
Fan with Down syndrome marks a penalty goal at the Penarol goalkeeper.
At this point, Fabricio Formillano immediately realized his dream by inviting him into the field to kick a penalty. The fan beat him with an unstoppable left. After scoring, the fan cheered as if he were a professional footballer running towards the corner kick flag. A moment of joy that will carry forever in his heart.
The Penarol is the most prestigious club in Uruguay. A showcase full of trophies, it has won 52 Uruguayan championships, 12 Liguillas, 1 Supercopa Uruguaya, 5 Libertadores Cups, 3 Intercontinental Cups and 1 Supercup of Intercontinental Champions. The Plaza Colonia is a club of the top division of Uruguayan football which in its history has won only 1 Uruguayan championship.
The video from YouTube with the goal scored by the Penarol fan with Down syndrome.
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