FAMOUS commentary from a much-loved North-East football commentator will be immortalised in history.

The lasting tribute to 'voice of the Boro' Ali Brownlee, who died from cancer last February, will be on display for all Middlesbrough fans to enjoy on their approach to the Riverside Stadium.

The words chosen to adorn the side of the Shepherdson Way underpass will be taken from his memorable commentary after the final whistle of the second leg of the 2006 UEFA Cup semi-final between Boro and Romanian side Steaua Bucharest at the Riverside.

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The Teessiders found themselves 3-0 down on aggregate after half an hour, leaving their dreams of competing in the UEFA Cup final in tatters.

But goals from Italian striker Massimo Maccarone, Australian forward Mark Viduka, and defender Chris Riggott left them on the brink of an extraordinary comeback.

With just minutes remaining, Maccarone scored what would prove to be the winner - sending more than 30,000 fans inside the Riverside that night into jubilation.

After the final whistle was blown, Mr Brownlee came out with the words that have been replayed countless times over the last decade, and will surely remain in the memories of Boro fans for years to come.

“That is it. It’s Eindhoven. It’s Eindhoven. Boro have made it. One of the most glorious nights in the history of football. We go back to 1876, the Infant Hercules, fathomed out of the foundries of Teesside, mined out of the Eston Hills, we’re roaring all the way to Eindhoven and the UEFA Cup Final. It’s party, party, party. Everybody round my house for a parmo."

The match is widely regarded as the most famous in the club's history - alongside their League Cup final victory in 2004.

The unveiling of the famous words is part of a joint project between Middlesbrough Council and Middlesbrough Football Club.

The council launched its public poetry scheme earlier this year and there are now three prominent pieces in the town centre on Baker Street, Bedford Street and King Edward’s Square.

Middlesbrough Mayor Dave Budd said: “Every Boro fan will have their own favourite Ali Brownlee moment - his ability to not just explain what was happening on the pitch but to capture the emotions we all feel following the Boro is what made his commentaries transcend any other.

“His way with words, both in the good times and the bad, was undoubtedly poetic and we are delighted to be making this tribute to a man who will never be forgotten in Middlesbrough.”