Leave it up to FC Barcelona to pull off the most remarkable comeback in UEFA Champions League history.
Barcelona defeated Paris Saint-Germain 6-1 on Wednesday at the Camp Nou in a game that will go down in the annals of soccer history. The result overturned the four-goal lead PSG built Feb. 14 and catapulted Barcelona into the Champions League quarterfinals.
Sergi Roberto scored this fateful goal five minutes into added time.
Roberto’s goal was the third goal Barcelona scored in the final seven minutes of the game. Neymar converted a free kick in the 88th minute and a penalty kick in the 90th minute to set the stage for Roberto.
Barcelona previously had stormed to a three-goal lead on Luis Suarez (third minute), Layvin Kurzawa (40th-minute own goal) and Lionel Messi’s (50th minute) heroics.
But the soccer world assumed Edinson Cavani had killed Barcelona’s comeback hopes with his 62nd-minute goal.
The message was lost on Barcelona’s and PSG’s players, who featured in perhaps the most thrilling and unlikely comeback in top-level soccer history.
Thumbnail photo via YouTube/LaLiga