After the victory of Morocco over Portugal and France over England at the World Cup, Moroccan fans rioted in Paris. Celebrating Moroccans took to the streets and for some the fun ended in the precinct
Moroccan fans riot in France
After the victory of Morocco over Portugal and France over England at the World Cup, Moroccan fans rioted in Paris. The celebrating Moroccans took to the streets, and for some the fun ended in the precinct. The fans threw various objects at the police, in response, the police used tear gas and dispersed the fans with batons. Morocco defeated Portugal 1-0 at the World Cup in Qatar and advanced to the semi-finals. Cristiano Ronaldo left the field in tears. France beat England 2-1. France and Morocco will now play in the semi-finals on December 14, and Croatia and Argentina will play on December 13. Earlier, the Moroccan national team beat Spain in the 1/8 finals, sending home one of the strongest European teams. Morocco can be called the European team, as 13 players of this team were born in other countries. The captain of the Moroccan national team, Romain Ses, was born in a commune 500 km from Paris, his mother is French. Ashraf Hakimi – from Madrid, was brought up at the football school “Real”. Nussair Mazraoui, Hakim Ziyech, Zakaria Abukhlal and Sofyan Amrabat were born in the Netherlands. Selim Amalla – from Belgium, Sofyan Bufal – from France, and Walid Kheddira – from Italy and plays for Bari. The main star of the match with the Spaniards, Yassin Bono, was also born in Morocco, but in Canada. Spain lost to Morocco in a penalty shootout, failing to qualify for the quarterfinals. The Spaniards did not score any of the penalties, losing in the end 0:3.