in Die ignoranten Massen
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On November 15 2005, John Aloisi made a snap decision in a deserted Sydney Olympic stadium. After training concluded on the eve of a now famous u7buy fifa 16 World Cup™ qualifier against Uruguay, the Australia striker enlisted third-choice goalkeeper Ante Covic, and along with Lucas Neill, the trio practised penalties. Twenty-four hours later it was penalties again, but this time in a very different scenario.
Australia and Uruguay had just completed 210 gruelling minutes of high-intensity football played across different sides of the Pacific Ocean, all within the space of four days. But two well-matched teams remained deadlocked, with Dario Rodriguez's goal in Montevideo cancelled out by Mark Bresciano’s strike in Sydney.
For the first time, a penalty shoot-out would determine passage to the fifa 16 coins online World Cup. For two-time World Cup winners Uruguay and their fierce Charrua spirit, there was a proud history of achievement to maintain. And also, perhaps, a sense of expectation.