‘No one is above Morocco in the World Cup’ Says Sheikh Mohammed
Morocco become first African team to reach World Cup semifinals, beat Portugal
Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, congratulated all Arabs on Moroccan Football Team winning Saturday’s match against Portugal.
“No one is above Morocco in the World Cup. Congratulations to all Arabs. The Arab dream is getting achieved by the lions of Morocco,” Sheikh Mohammed tweeted.
Morocco defeated Portugal 1-0 Saturday, becoming the first Arab and African nation to reach the World Cup semis.
No Arab or African team has ever made it beyond this stage of a World Cup.
This came four days after Morocco defeated Spain in a dramatic penalty-kick shootout. The World Cup kicked off in Qatar on Sunday, Nov. 20.