WATCH: Wild celebrations as San Marino score away goal for first time in 14 years

By Stephen Barry

San Marino suffered a 6-0 loss to England last week that just about sums up their footballing history: few goals scored, many more conceded and endless defeats.

So when they scored a goal – their first competitive away goal in 14 years no less – it was the cause of raucous celebration, both on the pitch and online.

10-man Lithuania were the victims, having to watch on as the San Marino bench emptied for an all-in celebration with their hero, Matteo Vitaioli.

The San Marino Twitter account got a tad excited too!

And then there was the reaction of everyone else…

It wasn’t enough for the microstate though, as Lithuania’s Lukas Spalvis broke their hearts with a 92nd-minute winner.

At least they’ll always have this moment…


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