A royal welcome to the Atlas Lions in Morocco

A royal welcome to the Atlas Lions in Morocco

A thick, cheery crowd of all ages and backgrounds gathered at the end of the afternoon along the route of the red double-decker bus where Walid Regragui’s men sat, from the airport to the roads from the center of the Moroccan capital.

I came to celebrate Morocco’s beautiful history in the World Cup, even if some of the referees’ decisions were unfairAdam Najah, 27, a waiter in a restaurant who came from Meknes, more than 150 kilometers from Rabat, said to Live this historic day.

I am proud of the national team. who knows? We will win the cup maybe next time Hopes.

Waiting hours, many fans donned the flag dotted with the green star and the scarlet shirts of the Sharifian kingdom.

In front of the station, they detonated smoke bombs and set off fireworks amid shouts in response to the salutations of the new stars and regaki, according to AFP journalists.

We sang and danced. Many immortalized the moment with their phones.

I came to see them. I cannot describe my joy! They made us proud, we are Moroccans, Arabs and AfricansAbd al-Jabbar Borouh, 54, shouts as he runs so as not to miss the bus passing on Mohammed V Avenue. Champs Elysees lace.

I wanted to take them in my arms and kiss them. They passed quickly, but we saw them. I haven’t been this happy in a long timeLaila Maysour, 19, a law student, came with her friends.

The whole team, who made the whole of Morocco dream and beyond its borders, received him in the evening at the Royal Palace Mohammed VI In recognition of his historic achievement.

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His Majesty, accompanied by Crown Prince Moulay Hassan, took up the tradition of the president of the Moroccan Federation, the coach and the players who accompanied their mothers, according to MAP.

His Majesty the King’s reception of the players, accompanied by their mothers, comes in honor of these Moroccan women who were keen to instill the values ​​of patriotism, sacrifice and national belonging in their children.He confirmed the MAP.

The King is the origin of the famous football academy that became the nursery ground for Moroccan football.

With an impressive grassroots fervor, the Atlas Lions broke a glass ceiling by reaching the last four World Cup matches, for the first time for an African or Arab team.

They finished fourth in the world without suffering the slightest loss in the group stage, then eliminated two candidates in the round of 16 and in the quarter-finals, Spain And the PortugalAnd the before falling against France (2-0) and then Croatia In the third place match (2-1).

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