Argentine soccer player Ever Banega was the protagonist in
Al-Shabab's passage to the quarterfinals of the Asian Champions League
, after beating Uzbek Nasaf Qarshi 2-0 with
Thus, the Saudi Arabian team qualified at the Al Janoub World Cup Stadium in Al-Wakrah,
Banega, who played for the Argentine national team in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, scored the second goal for his team, which had taken the lead in the first half with a goal from Husain Al-Qahtani.
In the Saudi league, Al-Shabab is the leader with 40 points,
along with Cristiano Ronaldo's Al-Nassr
and Al Ittihad, the latter two with one game less.
Ever Banega in the Arab Soccer League.
Al-Shabab will face
the winner of the match between Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia and Al-Ahli Dubai of the United Arab Emirates, which will play next Monday, in
the quarterfinals .
led by Argentine Ramón Díaz
and is a recent finalist in the Club World Cup, where they lost the final against Real Madrid after
knocking out Flamengo
in the semifinals.
For the other quarterfinals will be Al-Duhail from Qatar, with the winner of Al-Faisaly saidi and Foolad, from Iran.
Meanwhile, the Urawa Red Diamonds from Japan are already waiting in the final.
Charged in the World Cup
After the debut with defeat of the Argentine National Team in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, where they would finally become champion, against Saudi Arabia 2-1, Ever Banega was "assailed" by his Arab teammates, who did not hesitate to show all their happiness for the historic win.
In fact, a video went viral in which they sang and looked for the former Sevilla player to
charge him for the triumph of Arabia
"After the victory of our hawks, the Lions
surprise Commander Banega
," was how Al-Shabab shared the video on Twitter.
However, despite such a fresh defeat, Banega did not take the situation badly and
, showing that he was not angry at the joke that was made on him.
In addition, he later
ended up celebrating the third World Cup
This is Al Nassr, the team where Cristiano Ronaldo will earn $414 per minute for two years
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