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Flamengo performed the miracle of getting wheelchair bound fan to stand

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As one of Brazil's most successful clubs, Flamengo have achieved many astonishing feats over the years, but this might be the most impressive. They beat Botafogo 4-0 in the second leg of their Copa do Brasil quarterfinal to advance on an aggregate score of 5-1 and the victory was apparently so great that it moved one wheelchair bound fan to rise up at the end of the match.

Of course, we don't know the details of the situation — just because he was in a wheelchair doesn't mean he was incapable of standing and just because he was standing doesn't necessarily mean he was in a wheelchair to gain fraudulent access to the stadium's wheelchair section. But Flamengo fans are sarcastically hailing this as proof of a miracle and they will hope to carry this divine blessing into their semifinal tie against Goias.

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Brooks Peck is the editor of Dirty Tackle on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him or follow on Twitter!

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