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North Macedonia's victory over Italy has social media buzzing

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North Macedonia pulls off stunning upset of Italy in stoppage time (1:00)

Aleksandar Trajkovski nets the breakaway goal in stoppage time as North Macedonia goes on to defeat Italy 1-0 in their World Cup qualifying match. (1:00)

North Macedonia pulled off one of the biggest soccer stunners of all time, defeating Italy in Thursday's UEFA semifinal match 1-0. The loss also eliminates Italy from the 2022 World Cup.

Aleksandar Trajkovski played the hero for North Macedonia, scoring the game-winning goal during the 92nd minute. Entering the match, North Macedonia closed as +1700 underdogs per Caesars Sportsbook. It will face Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo in the UEFA playoff finals on March 29. North Macedonia is the first team to win road games in competitive fixtures against Germany and Italy, per ESPN Stats & Information. The squad defeated Germany less than a year ago on March 31, 2021.

Thursday's loss ends an unblemished home record in World Cup qualifiers for Italy. Before the game, the team was 48-0-11 in such contests. It's also the second consecutive World Cup miss for Italy, the first time this has ever happened for the Azzurri. It joins Czechoslovakia (1978), Denmark (1994) and Greece (2006) as the only reigning Euro champions to miss the following World Cup.

After North Macedonia's stunning upset, stars and teams took to social media with their reactions: