Socceroos ahead Mitchell Duke dropped an f-bomb as he struggled to include his pleasure within the aftermath of Australia’s World Cup spot clinching win in a penalty shootout victory over Peru.
Australia left it late clinching their 2022 World Cup berth with an epic save from substitute goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne on the fifth and last spot kick to seal a 4-3 win on penalties after it was 0-0 on the finish of additional time.
Duke was understandably elated and misplaced for phrases amongst the wild celebrations from the Australians, admitting the nerves have been attending to him as he watched the shootout play out.
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“Actually, I’ve by no means been concerned in such a scenario earlier than,” Duke mentioned.
“Full credit score to all people concerned, I’m so happy with the boys.
“Now we have gone the onerous means. So many individuals wrote us off.
“I used to be going to have a f***ing, so sorry . . . a panic assault.
“I’m speechless. I’m simply so happy with the boys. Everybody performed their half.
“Redders (Redmayne) getting dragged in for the pens (penalties). He has accomplished unbelievable.
“That was for Australia.”
Australia will characteristic in Group D within the World Cup alongside defending champions France, Denmark and Tunisia.