Two comeback stories coalesced into one fairytale on Sunday at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Just a few weeks ago, Ivory Coast was all but out of the tournament.
And just over a year ago, its top striker, Sebastien Haller, was out of soccer, battling cancer.
On Sunday in Abidjan, the Ivorian capital, Haller scored a brilliant 81st-minute goal to win the continental title for his mother's homeland.
This story will be updated.