Salah’s late PK sends Egypt to World Cup, joyous celebrations

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For the first time since 1990, the Egyptians are headed to the World Cup.

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Courtesy of a Mohamed Salah brace, including the Liverpool winger’s 94th-minute game-winning penalty kick to secure victory over Congo on Sunday, Egypt’s World Cup drought ends after 27 long years and six straight tournaments missed.

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The second Salah’s spot kick hit the back of the net, the crowd of 30,000 filling a military stadium in Alexandria, as well as one very emotional fan, celebrated in disbelief and gave thanks where necessary.