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Wales Earns First World Cup Berth in 64 Years

Will Join England, Iran and USA in Group B

One country’s sweet World Cup story is the end of the dream for another.

Wales defeated Ukraine 1-0 on Sunday to earn its first World Cup spot since 1958.

Wales' striker Gareth Bale celebrates after winning the FIFA World Cup 2022 play-off final qualifier football match between Wales and Ukraine at the Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on June 5, 2022. (Photo by Geoff Caddick / AFP)

Wales scored when Dan James had a free-kick from 25 yards. Gareth Bale took it in the first half and the ball was headed in by Andriy Yarmolenko, Ukraine’s captain.

Wales keeper Wayne Hennessey was brilliant.

— Squawka (@Squawka) June 5, 2022

Wales will join England, Iran, and the United States in Group B for the World Cup, which starts on Nov. 21 and runs until Dec. 18.

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