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The Jewish broadcaster cried and moved millions: "How long have we waited, Argentina is the world champion" - Voila! FIFA World Cup


Andres Cantor, son of Holocaust survivors who was born in Argentina and broadcasts in Spanish in the US, announced while crying tears of happiness the sentence he dreamed of his whole career. Watch the exciting moment

Argentina national team fans celebrate the victory in Buenos Aires (from YouTube)

Hundreds and perhaps thousands of broadcasters were able to announce the moment of Argentina's coronation as the new world champion, following the decisive penalty in the exciting World Cup final against France, but none of them were as euphoric as Andres Cantor.

Telemundo's Jewish broadcaster, a member of a family of Holocaust survivors, was born in Argentina and moved to the USA as a teenager. Since 1990, he has been broadcasting on the Spanish network to an audience in the USA and is considered the "voice of American football" thanks to his cries of "Gulllllllllll", and last night (Sunday) he arrived His peak moment, with a tear-jerking broadcast that also swept the web afterwards.

The 59-year-old Kantor dreamed of broadcasting a victory for his country in the World Cup.

He experienced all the failures in the World Cups and was in the broadcasting position in the 2014 final against Germany, when Argentina lost in extra time.

This time he experienced the correction in the most dramatic and exciting way, in a clip that went viral in no time.

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When the commentator Claudio Borghi, a former Argentina national team midfielder and himself a world champion from 1986, was next to him, Cantor roared: "Golllllllllll" and began to cry and repeat over and over again the phrase he dreamed of saying his whole life: "Argentina is the world champion, Argentina is the world champion, Argentina is the world champion. From the sky they did it. Guys, you did it. Argentina is the world champion, Messi is the world champion. It couldn't be otherwise. Argentina, Lionel Scaloni's Argentina is the world champion. Argentina is the world champion. 36 years we waited for this ... Argentina, Argentina is the world champion."

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His son Nico tweeted: "This is my father. All my life he talked about Maradona, about the greatness that came before I was born. And now I get to see him as happy as in 1986. He is the reason why I love football so much. I am the happiest for him. And Amos Kantor! Love you father".

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