The goosebumps moment when Mohamed Salah sends Egypt to the World Cup

The Liverpool winger sent the Borg El Arab Stadium into raptures after ending Egypt's 28-year wait to make a World Cup

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Salah scored a 95th-minute penalty to down Congo 2-1, shortly before fans inside the stadium raced onto the streets in scenes of sheer joy and jubilation.

It was far from plain sailing for Egypt, however, as Congo – who'd only collected one point from their first four matches – cancelled out Salah's opener in the 87th minute.

That leveller made for a pulsating finish in which Egypt substitute Mahmoud Hassan was brought down in the area, meaning it was up to Salah to convert a winning penalty that would have guaranteed World Cup qualification – for the first time since 1990 – with a game to spare. No pressure, then.

Egypt's star man duly delivered by beating goalkeeper Barel Mouko, sending commentator and fans alike into a frenzy. 

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