Shock at the World Cup: How Morocco Ended the Dominance of the Big Boys

Shock at the World Cup How Morocco Ended the Dominance of the Big Boys.
After three days of chalk, the 2022 World Cup was finally shaken up with an unexpected surprise. From Saturday through Monday, every single favorite prevailed in their Round of 16 knockout match. All of them, save Croatia, won handily. On Tuesday, however, the Atlas Lions of Morocco hung tough for 120 scoreless minutes with heavily favored Spain before defeating the 2010 champions on penalties. This unexpected victory sent shockwaves across the world and made Morocco just the fourth African nation to reach the World Cup quarterfinals. In this article, we will explore the implications of Morocco’s victory, the background of the team, and the reactions to their upset.
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