Vietnamese Crowd Erupts as National Soccer Team Clinches Historic Penalty Shootout Victory

StoryfulNewsPublished: January 23, 2018
Published: January 23, 2018

Vietnam’s under-23 side forced their Qatari opponents into a penalty shootout in a soccer championship on January 23. Locals watching back home on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City erupted when Vietnam emerged victorious from the nail-biting contest. Ben Bathke captured a video of the moment Vietnam secured victory and locals watching the action on a big screen shouted and waved flags in celebration. The underdogs came from a goal down before dispatching of their opponents 4-3 in the shootout to book a historic place in the final of the 2018 Asian Football Confederation U23 Championship in China. Credit: Twitter/Ben Bathke via Storyful

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