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Watch: 1 NEWS reporter mobbed by jubilant Peru fans, kissed on live TV after their team reaches World Cup

1 NEWS reporter Chris Chang came face-to-face with the perils of live television after being mobbed by Peruvian fans during the 6pm news today.

Chang, a football fan himself, went live in front of a raucous group of fans after Peru's 2-0 win over NZ.

Anthony Hudson was disappointed to miss out on the World Cup, but knows what it means for his rivals. Source: 1 NEWS

It put them into the World Cup for the first time since 1982.

Anthony Hudson was disappointed to miss out on the World Cup, but knows what it means for his rivals. Source: 1 NEWS

Matches don't get much bigger for New Zealand and Peru. Source: 1 NEWS

As Chang got near the end of his broadcast, jubilant fans got closer and closer, until one kissed him on the cheek, and another draped him in a Peruvian flag in a good-natured exchange in central Auckland. 

 

Chris Chang was draped with a Peru flag and given a kiss by the partying Peruvians. Source: 1 NEWS


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