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Awer Mabil penalty for Socceroo vs Peru, shootout, thanks to Australia

Aub Mabil meditates on Australia’s World Cup final victory over Peru

The 26-year-old saved Australia’s fifth consecutive World Cup after rescuing Peru’s final penalty before a superb goal from goalkeeper Andrew Redemin in the Socceroos’ sixth penalty in Doha.

Mabil fell to the ground in disbelief and said he was destined to score for Australian journalists.

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“I knew I was going to score a goal. It was the only way I could say thank you Australia on behalf of my family. ”

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Mabil was born in a refugee camp in Kenya.

A.D. He is currently on loan at Turkish club Casimpasa.

Awar Mabil and his Australian team-mates won the penalty shootout following the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier.  (Photo by Mohammed Farag / Getty Images)
Awar Mabil and his Australian team-mates won the penalty shootout following the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier. (Photo by Mohammed Farag / Getty Images)Source: Getty Images

“I was born in a hut, a small hut. The hotel room here is definitely bigger than our family hut in that refugee camp. ”

“Australia gave me, my brothers and sisters, and my whole family a chance to live in Australia. I would like to thank Australia for that opportunity, for the opportunity my family has given me. ”

Mabil is a regular at Socceroos under coach Graham Arnold and says he hopes his success will inspire other immigrants.

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“I scored a goal, a lot of my teammates scored, everyone played their part and maybe that refugee kid played a big role,” he said.

Mabil’s brother Awer Bul told Adlaide’s newspaper that his family was overjoyed.

“It was a wonderful time to be a boy in a refugee camp,” he says.

“It just feels good to see the Australian team go out there.”

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