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.

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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