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Nelson Valdez’s emotional goal celebration was THE BEST

I'm not crying, you're crying. OK we're both crying.

Throughout the year, Nelson Valdez’s teammates and coaches have stood behind him. Proclaiming that it was just a matter of time until he scored. But with each successive game, the pressure only seemed to build.

The release came on Thursday in a massive moment. His celebration was about what you’d expect:

You can almost feel the weight coming off his shoulders.

It’s not entirely clear that Valdez is crying here, but he’s definitely feeling emotions. A lot of emotions. And his teammates clearly feel them with him. What an absolutely fantastic moment.