VIDEO: Chumacero foils handball attempt with fine finish

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The Bolivian star fired past both the goalkeeper and defender Lucas Verissimo, who was very lucky to stay on the field after handling on the line

Alejandro Chumacero's opener for The Strongest against Santos was so good it beat not one goalkeeper, but two!

The dynamic Bolivia international, nicknamed 'Chumasteiger' for his Schweiny-esque box-to-box running, picked up the ball on the edge of the Santos area and effortlessly skipped past his marker to close in on goal. 

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And not only did he beat Vanderlei in the Peixe net, his shot also eluded Lucas Verissimo's despairing dive as the defender attempted to emulate Luis Suarez's handball against Ghana in the 2010 World Cup semi-final. 

In hindsight, the goal may have done Santos a favour: had Verissino successfully stopped the shot he would have followed Bruno Henrique down the tunnel and left the Brazilians with nine men for the best part of the last 50 minutes.

As it was, the Peixe rallied to equalise through Vitor Bueno, grabbing a 1-1 draw that qualified them for the Libertadores last-16.

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