The £50 million ex-Watford man came on in the second-half of Brazil’s 3-1 victory over Peru in Rio de Janeiro, and proceeded to score the crucial third goal which clinched the Seleção’s first senior trophy since 2007.
For a South American, winning the Copa America is a pretty big deal, and winning any sort of silverware is pretty exciting for any Brazilian fan, and Richarlison was no different.
After collecting his winner’s medal, the 22-year-old thoughtfully wanted to thank the people who helped him reach such magnificent heights – but we’re not entirely sure his grandmother will be pleased today:
Don’t worry, Rio – you’ve still got a few years to research all those tricky names before the 2022 World Cup in Qatar!
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