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World Cup 2022 news today: Richarlison brings seven million internet fans with a double pack


Above all, the dream goal by Brazil attacker Richarlison delighted people from all over the world on social media. And: Iranian players thanked the Welsh fans for the applause. The news from Saturday.

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Brazil attacker Richarlison


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Iran thanks Wales fans for 'fantastic gesture'


Iran's football team thanked the opposing fans from Wales for the applause at the World Cup in Qatar.

The World Cup participant showed a video on Instagram on Friday evening, where this scene can be seen after the final whistle in Al-Rajjan.

"The Iran national team would like to say thank you for this fantastic gesture of sporting support shown by the Welsh's unique red wall after the end of this game," wrote Team Melli.

The Iranians had won their second group game 2-0 with two goals in added time.

The team was under a great deal of pressure, both sportingly and politically.

Amid the worst protests in decades in their homeland, there had been an uproar that the players had not sung the national anthem before the 6-2 win against England.

As a result, threats of drastic government sanctions were reported.

The Iranians can actually make it into the round of 16 for the first time against the USA in the sixth World Cup on Tuesday (8:00 p.m.) – and that in the midst of the greatest turbulence.

Richarlison: Double brings millions of internet fans

7:11 a.m .:

Brazil striker Richarlison brought his brace to the start of the World Cup around seven million new fans in his social networks.

A good 13.3 million followed the 25-year-old on Twitter, Facebook, Tiktok and Instagram before the game against Serbia, but the number skyrocketed to 20.4 million, especially after his spectacular side kick to make it 2-0 (0-0). followers up.

In the current World Cup cycle, the new signing from England's top club Tottenham Hotspur replaced superstar Neymar (18) as the Selecao's top scorer with 19 goals.

Richarlison is also considered charismatic off the pitch, campaigns for social justice and against racism and organizes fundraisers for the needy.

Lahm advises Flick against the Kimmich experiment

6:42 a.m .:

The question discussed by other experts, “whether to take Kimmich out of the center and put him on the right side, does not arise for me,” wrote Philipp Lahm in his column for the editorial network Germany.

Six is ​​Kimmich's "best position, that's where he can give the team the most," emphasized the 2014 world champion captain. Lahm would tackle the defensive problems with three other personal details.

His idea: Christian Günter on the left and Matthias Ginter on the right, "plus a compact midfield" with İlkay Gündoğan, Kimmich and Leon Goretzka.

ZDF commentator Neumann expects "real change" in football

6:36 a.m .:

Claudia Neumann has called for serious upheavals in the structures of world football.

“It's got to go beyond the one love armband and the words at some point.

It needs real change and people with an attitude and ideals that give football credibility again," said Neumann in a discussion on the "Football can do more" platform.

Neumann commented on Monday's USA-Wales game wearing a rainbow armband and a black T-shirt with a rainbow heart on it.


Source: spiegel

All sports articles on 2022-11-26

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