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James Rodríguez Goal V Uruguay: Colombian Commentary (Video)

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Yes, it's belated but James Rodríguez's belter against Uruguay is timeless and rivals Maxi Rodríguez (what is it with that name?) for the greatest ever World Cup volley. Almost as good as Rodríguez's chest-and-volley was the Colombian commentary which accompanied it back home.

In tribute, here are six other chaotic commentary meltdowns...

DENNIS BERGKAMP V ARGENTINA, 1998
One that reverberated around the world, Jack van Gelder told impartiality to do one and lost it as Dennis Bergkamp produced one of the sublimest World Cup goals...

STEVEN GERRARD V OLYMPIAKOS, 2004
Before he became a parody of laddishness Andy Gray provided the soundtrack to some memorable moments, especially Steven Gerrard's defining goal in Liverpool red nearly 10 years ago...

TIZIANO CRUDELI ON KÁKA, 2007
Synonymous with those annoying betting adverts these days, Tiziano Crudeli was once a hidden internet gem thanks to his partisan AC Milan outbursts such as this one...

JAMES MCFADDEN V FRANCE, 2007
Remember that time Scotland nearly qualified for a major tournament? Their failure to reach Austria and Switzerland for the 2008 Euros was all the more galling after they sensationally beat France, then-World Cup runners-up, twice. James McFadden provided a moment of genius in the Parc des Princes, much to the delight of Peter Martin...

EDINSON CAVANI V LECCE, 2011
This deserved the delirium it was greeted with. Why? Well, one, it was a stoppage-time Napoli winner, two, Lecce had just had one cleared off the line to win the game and three, the goal. Just look at it...

ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIĆ V ENGLAND, 2012
Ibracadabara...

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