Morocco on Saturday created history by becoming the first Arab and African nation to qualify for the football world cup semi-final after beating the much-fancied Portugal 1-0
Youssef En Nesyri’s towering 42nd-minute header proved decisive as the Portuguese side failed the breach the Moroccan defence despite dominating the ball throughout.
What a phenomenal moment for Morocco! #FIFAWorldCup pic.twitter.com/u3g0rT0TSc
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) December 10, 2022
At half-time, Portugal pulled in Cristiano Ronaldo from the substitute benches, but the move failed to make a difference against Morocco’s stout defence.
Is this the end of an era for Cristiano Ronaldo? #FIFAWorldCup | #POR pic.twitter.com/rXe8Wlr7pl
— NBC Sports (@NBCSports) December 10, 2022
Morocco will now clash with either England or France in the semi-finals on December 14.
The celebration has begun in Morocco 🇲🇦🎉 #WorldCupWatchParty pic.twitter.com/n1bkVuMg9T
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) December 10, 2022