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Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Morocco sweeps social media after incredible win over Spain

The excited players celebrated the victory by prostrating on the ground in an expression of showing gratitude to God. Videos of them reciting the Holy Quran on the ground after the victory is making rounds on social media.

The football team of Morocco sweeps social media after defeating Spain on penalty shoot-outs in an important knock-out game of Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022.

Football fans are calling it an upset defeat of Spain at the hands of Morocco. The game was decided on the penalty-shoot outs that Morocco won. Morocco has become the first Arab nation and fourth African nation to reach the quarter-final of the FIFA World Cup. This is the first time, Morocco has qualified for the first time for the FIFA World Cup quarter-final.

The excited players celebrated the victory by prostrating on the ground in an expression of showing gratitude to God. Videos of them reciting the Holy Quran on the ground after the victory is making rounds on social media.

The Moroccan players once again raised Palestinian flags in the post-match ceremony in a bid to express solidarity with the people of Palestine. Moroccan player Achraf Hakimi once again rushed to his mother to hug her soon after winning the match. Pictures of him hugging and kissing his mother are breaking the internet globally since last night. Achraf Hakimi was born in Spain and played football there but played a crucial role in knocking Spain out of the tournament.

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Interestingly, Morocco ranked 22nd in football rankings that knocked out 7th-ranked team Spain in the Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022. Football fans call it an unbelievable upset. The Internet is brimmed with videos of fans across the Arab world celebrating the victory of Morocco. Morocco has conceded only one goal so far in the tournament.

According to football fans, this FIFA World Cup is incredible as lesser-ranked teams are defeating and knocking out higher-ranked stronger teams. Earlier, Saudi Arabia had defeated Argentina in group matches. The victory was celebrated exuberantly across the Arab world.