Brazil, who have been among the many first groups to make the FIFA World Cup Spherical of 16 in Qatar, having not conceded a single aim or give their opponent an opportunity on the aim, had by no means earlier than misplaced a World Cup match towards an African nation and by no means misplaced a bunch recreation on this century. The final time Cameroon gained a recreation within the FIFA World Cup was 20 years again, in South Korea, when Samuel Eto’s winner had separated the crew from Saudi Arabia in a bunch recreation. The percentages have been stacked towards Cameroon, however they didn’t disappoint their legend Eto who was current on the Lusail Iconic Stadium on Friday night time as Vincent Aboubakar scored a well-known aim at hand the Indomitable Lions a historic Phrase Cup win. However what unfolded moments after the aim grew to become viral immediately on social media.
Brazil had a greater first half and threatened to interrupt the impasse within the second half umpteen occasions. However finally it was Cameroon who scored the opener, within the stoppage time when a right-flank cross by Jerome Ngom Mbekeli discovered Boubakar contained in the field. The skipper headed dwelling the winner previous Brazil goalkeeper Ederson at hand Cameroon a historic World Cup win in Qatar.
Nevertheless, moments after his aim, he was handed a second yellow card and was despatched off for eradicating his shirt in the course of the celebration. He had thrown his brief to the bottom close to the nook flag and waited for his teammates as they rushed towards him. However what went viral was the referee’s gesture.
He instantly walked in direction of Aboubakar after he accomplished celebrating the aim along with his teammates and dapped up the Cameroon captain earlier than sending him off.
Regardless of Boubakar’s stunner, Cameroon have been eradicated from the race to the knockouts. Brazil completed because the group topper whereas Switzerland, who beat Serbia 3-2 at Stadium 974, grew to become the final crew to qualify for the Spherical of 16.