Morocco, a Northern African country has reportedly becomes the first African country to play in a football world cup semi-finals as “the Atlas Lions” knocked out Portugal to secure a place in the next round which is the semi-finals. With an early goal scored by Y. En-Nesyri during the first half of play penned Morocco as the first African national football team to reach the semi-finals.
Cristiano Ronaldo who’s career in the Country’s national football team has ended today, tried to equalize the goal on several attempts but couldn’t as luck wasn’t on his side today.
The Moroccan national team previously shocked Spain, one of the tournament favorites, in the Round of 16.
“At some point in Africa, we have to be ambitious and think why not win the World Cup, even if it’s going to be hard,” Morocco’s Walid Regragui said in the aftermath of the triumph over Spain.”
In a surprise upset, Morocco defeated Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal team to send them home from the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Reasons it matters In what would have been Ronaldo’s final World Cup, Portugal was eliminated from the competition after a 1-0 loss.
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