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Australia became the 31st team to qualify for the final of the World Cup, beating Peru in a penalty shootout.


Will be going to Qatar again in 5 more months

The Socceros and their reserve goalie Andrew Redmain (in gray) celebrate victory over Peru.

Reuters / Mohammed Tappas

Australia goes to the World Cup for the fifth time in a row. Soccer won the World Cup in Doha, the capital of Qatar. 120 minutes after the goalless draw, South America beat fifth-placed Australia 5-4 on penalties.

Andrew Redmine, the hero of the Australians. The substitute keeper was replaced in the 120th minute, especially in the penalty shoot-out. The Sydney FC goalkeeper tried to annoy the Peruvian snipers by making moves on the goal line reminiscent of jumping jacks. With the victory: Louis Attingula attacked his attempt at the post. Alex Valera’s penalty was converted by Peru’s 6th penalty to ensure Australia’s victory and World Cup qualification.

A place is still open

Australia meets France, Denmark and Tunisia in Group D in Qatar. On Tuesday, New Zealand and Costa Rica – in Qatar – participated in the 32nd and final World Cup.

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