Meet Awer Mabil: Barefootball beginnings to Socceroos golden boot | SBS News

Carrying the weight of a nation’s hopes on his shoulders Awer Mabil, scored the penalty that would give the Socceroos the edge they needed to claim victory over Peru, and secure a spot in the World Cup.

For a young man born in a refugee camp, it was the stuff of dreams.

In his first sit-down interview since the match, Awer spoke to SBS News about his life’s journey and how he hopes his success can inspire others to aim high.

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