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‘We’re going to the World Cup’: Australian reporter yells at camera after Socceroos books ticket to Qatar

Australia defeated Peru in a grueling playoff that required a penalty shootout to determine the winner. ABC reporter Tony Armstrong couldn’t hide his delight as he joined the fans in celebrating.

Australia defeats Peru, ABC reporter screams loudly, ABC reporter reacts to Australia World Cup Qualifiers, World Cup, Australia, Socceroos, Indian ExpressThe clip featuring his antics has gone viral, with fans saying it summed up their feelings.

Australia have qualified for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar after beating Peru 5-4 on penalties in last week’s crucial playoff game.

Overwhelmed with joy after the penalty shootout, Tony Armstrong, an ABC reporter, passionately let go roar in front of the camera. Unable to keep up with objective reporting, he joined the Aussie fans who jumped and cheered loudly. The clip with his antics has gone viral and fans say he summed up their feelings.

After Australia’s victory, Armstrong shouted loudly in front of the camera: “Yeah, we go to the world cup…. We are through! We’re through.” He jumped up and moved toward the ecstatic crowd celebrating the win. The fans were also seen jumping up and screaming loudly. He asked one of them, “How are you feeling? and the fan responded by saying “good.” He laughed online, his scarf was pulled out by someone in the midst of cheers, and he went on a quest and asked, “My scarf, my scarf, my mother’s scarf.”

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Armstrong provided information about the scarf and shared his photo with the scarf. “#mumsschal is secured. Thanks for the lovely messages, maybe I lost track a bit this morning. Go to the @Socceroos,” Armstrong tweeted.

One user commented, “ROFL…this HAS to be the best piece of live television ever aired. So much overflowing joy that you can’t help but smile and cheer.” Another user wrote: “It would be hard for me to care less about sport but Tony Armstrong who, with Australia’s entry into the World Cup, totally gone insane is really a beautiful thing.”






Reserve goalkeeper Redmayne of Australia became the hero of the game with two crucial saves in the shoot-out. Peruvians Luis Advincula and Alex Valera missed penalties. Australia will participate in its sixth and fifth consecutive World Cup. In 1974 they qualified for the World Cup for the first time.

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