Historic victory against Spain; Moroccan stars celebrate with the Palestinian flag

Doha: Morocco is the team that made a surprise leap in the Qatar World Cup. They reached the pre-quarters as group champions and have also upset Spain to reach the quarter-finals. Now the opponents are Portugal.

Morocco’s victory came after a shootout in the pre-quarters against Spain. The excellence of goalkeeper Yasin Bono helped them. After this, the Moroccan players held a big celebration on the ground. They both jumped for joy at the historic victory. But there was something special about this celebration.

Some players went around the Education City Stadium with the Palestinian flag. They also asked for a group photo, holding a Palestinian flag alongside a Moroccan flag. Photos of Moroccan stars Jawad Al Yamikh and Salim Amalla holding the Palestinian flag have gone viral on social media.

Morocco also celebrated this way after the win against Canada. Onlookers also displayed a huge banner reading Free Palestine in the gallery. During the match between Denmark and Tunisia, the spectators also held up flags in the gallery in support of Palestine.

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