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A penalty kick that ought to have given Argentina a 2-1 lead on Iceland in their World Cup match today in Moscow became electric when Hannes Halldórsson turned away Lionel Messi, prompting an absolute explosion of emotion from the Icelandic TV announcer. We’re not quite sure how he still has a voice.

Update (11:01 a.m.): Here’s how he sounded calling the final whistle.



Timothy Burke is formerly Deadspin's Video Director.

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