The World Cup has entered its dwelling stretch and whereas the match has produced some exhilarating motion on the sector, there have additionally been many heartwarming and candid moments off it.
Here are the highest 5 moments from behind the scenes on the ongoing World Cup.
Szczesny consoles his heartbroken son
In a heartbreaking second, Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny was noticed consoling his son, Liam, after his facet was overwhelmed by Argentina within the spherical of 16. The four-year-old broke down and Szczesny was seen wiping his son’s tears, hugging, and consoling the infant for greater than a minute. The video of the father-son duo has gone viral on social media with many expressing disappointment for Szczesny junior, who might need skilled his first World Cup heartbreak.
🇵🇱 Szczęsny a mis ses émotions de côté pour réconforter son fils âgé de 4 ans, totalement effondré suite à l’élimination de la Pologne. 😢
— Cerfia Foot (@CerfiaFoot) December 4, 2022
Moroccan moms again their youngsters
After Morocco shocked the world by dumping Spain out of the World Cup, fullback Achraf Hakimi celebrated together with his mom and their pictures are profitable the web. Their embrace and subsequent delight went viral throughout social media platforms. The 24-year-old footballer later posted an Instagram picture of him planting a kiss on his mom’s brow with the caption, “I love you, Mom”.
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But Hakimi’s mom just isn’t the one Moroccan soccer mum or dad who’s accompanying her ward in Qatar. On the directions of coach Walid Regragui and Royal Moroccan Football Federation president Fouzi Lekjaa, relations chosen by all Moroccan squad members are entitled to an all-inclusive journey to Qatar.
Fake Neymar has a ball in Qatar
A person impersonating Brazilian celebrity Neymar tricked hundreds of followers inside Stadium 974 after Brazil beat Switzerland 1-0 within the group stage sport. Neymar, who was sidelined attributable to an ankle damage, was not current within the stadium as he to look at the sport on TV. However, followers have been fooled by the ‘fake’ Neymar who was watching the match from the stands. A photograph of followers lining as much as take selfies with Neymar’s lookalike was posted by ESPN on Twitter. “Brazil fans thought they were taking a selfie with Neymar,” they captioned the submit which has acquired greater than 37,000 likes.
Brazil followers thought they have been taking a selfie with Neymar 😅 pic.twitter.com/kJ1po1cjqM
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) November 28, 2022
I used to be above this when pretend Neymar appeared, safety guard in tow 😂 pic.twitter.com/T59K8NoaLk
— Harry Foges (@harryfoges) November 28, 2022
Richarlison-Ronaldo do the tango, shed tears
Following their 4-1 victory over South Korea, Richarlison spoke to Brazilian legend Ronaldo Luís Nazário the place he mentioned about getting Tite to do the pigeon dance and the stress of sporting the No.9 for Brazil on the FIFA World Cup. Richarlison was seen wiping tears after dancing with legendary quantity 9 Ronaldo in Qatar. Spurs frontman Richarlison has taken the mantle of ‘O Fenomeno’, who led Brazil to their World Cup victory in 2002. Richarlison has been a key man for the Selecaos and has began three of his nation’s 4 World Cup video games. He scored his third aim of the match as Tite’s group brushed South Korea apart to achieve the quarter-finals.
Richarlison and Ronaldo delivered his trademark dance earlier than seeing Ronaldo copy his strikes. The pair then embraced, with Richarlison moved by the event.
Lionel Messi’s son will get an earful
Lionel Messi’s household was in attendance when Argentina confronted Australia within the spherical of 16 conflict. However, his son Mateo, was seen getting reprimanded by his mom, Antonela Roccuzzo, after the latter gave the impression to be throwing chewing gum at Argentine followers. Excited followers contained in the stadium have been clicking photos of the household when Mateo immediately took the gum and threw it on the crowd.
Bro who pissed Messi’s son Mateo off this a lot?? 😭😭 pic.twitter.com/GvK0snj7vY
— mx (@MessiMX30iiii) December 4, 2022
His mom, nonetheless, was fast to identify the act and the cameras confirmed her immediately scolding the little boy about his actions. The video has since gone viral.