Chile beat Argentina on penalties to clinch the Copa America in front of their home fans. The 50,000 strong crowd who had gathered in Santiago broke into tears of joy and celebrated like there was no tomorrow. Time for confetti and champagne and fans cheering their lungs out. Fans and the players were in tears at the end of it all and the party went through the night. What led to this event was Alexis Sanchez’s winning penalty, which came for widespread praise for its guile, composure and timing.  Also Read: Chile beat Argentina on Penalties in Copa America 2015 final — As it Happened

The Panenka is a difficult penalty technique to pull off and can fall flat on the players’ faces if it manages to go wrong. Here is a fan footage from the advertising boards, only a couple of meters behind Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero and the ball was slotted into the back of the net to send the decibel levels to a different octane. Sanchez’s name will be etched in Chilean football history forever. Watch the full video below: Also Read: Lionel Messi family attacked, brother hit by Chile fans in Copa America 2015 final