Romario falls short in quest of 1,000th goal

Updated: 06 April 2007 07:17 IST

Fans crowded into Maracana stadium in expectation of Romario's 1,000th goal, but it wasn't his night on Wednesday.

Romario falls short in quest of 1,000th goal

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil:

Fans crowded into Maracana stadium in expectation of Romario's 1,000th goal, but it wasn't his night on Wednesday.

Favored Vasco da Gama lost 2-1 to modest Gama of Brasilia and was eliminated from the Brazil Cup. Romario, who has 999 goals by his count, had hoped to hit 1,000 and join the great Pele.

Topics : Football
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