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(Video) Embarrassing! Cruzeiro Player Misses Header, Celebrates Goal

We’ve seen players celebrate goals that were ruled out for a foul or offside, but it’s not very often they celebrate a goal when the ball never went in the net!

Cruzeiro lost 3-0 to rivals Flamengo on Saturday in a result which further threatened to derail their bid for a second consecutive Brazilian Campeonato title.

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Although the game might be memorable for the fans because of the score – one Cruzeiro player might never get over the embarrassment.

Midfielder Nilton celebrated an equaliser just three minutes after Flamengo took the lead, but unfortunately for him, the header had looped well over the bar!

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