The Black Cats have reached the League One play-off final after getting past Sheffield Wednesday.
Patrick Roberts scored a dramatic stoppage-time equaliser to put the Black Cats 2-1 ahead on aggregate.
It came after Wednesday striker Lee Gregory levelled the score, and the match looked set to go to extra-time before Roberts’ late finish.
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And there was plenty of reaction on social media to the result.
Ex-Sunderland manager Peter Reid posted: “Wow, get in there. @SunderlandAFC”
England star Steph Houghton also said: “Haway the lads!”
Another ex-Sunderland manager, Alan Durban, said: “Great result for Sunderland !!! One game more! Congratulations.”
Former left-back Patrick van Aanholt said: “Letss goooo.”
Danny Graham also posted three fire emojis to Sunderland’s post on Instagram.