Watch A Commentator Burst Into Tears As Syria's Last Minute Equaliser Keeps Their World Cup Dream Alive

Drama!

The Syrian national team are one step closer to qualifying for their first World Cup ever after scoring a dramatic last-minute equaliser against Iran.

Amidst on-going civil war at home, Syria looked destined for elimination from the Asian qualifying round, 2-1 down to Iran as the game ran into stoppage time.

But after a five-year absence, forward Omar Al Soma scored in the 92nd minute, sending the players, coaching staff and fans into raptures (but the commentator was perhaps the most emotional of the bunch).

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Syria will now play Australia in a two-match Asian series next month. Whoever wins that game will then have to beat a team from the Concacaf federation, spanning the Caribbean and north and central America.

According to the Guardian, Syria will most likely play their 'home' game against Australia in Malaysia, due to the on-going war in their own country.