Mexico Finally Qualifies For 2014 World Cup

Was nearly eliminated earlier, save for a win by the US over Panama


Despite some late-game dramatics, in the end, it wasn't very close.

The Mexican national team became the 31st team to qualify for the World Cup Final in Brazil next summer with a 4-2 win over New Zealand in Wellington. The aggregate score in the intercontinental home-and-away playoff was 9-3.