Morocco defeated Spain 3-0 in a penalty shootout to reach the World Cup quarterfinals . Achraf Hakimi scored a panenka to seal the victory in the shootout .
Morocco defeated Spain in a penalty shootout to continue their fairytale run in the FIFA World Cup 2022.With the game remaining goalless, neither of the two teams could be separated in normal time or extra time.Morocco goalkeeper Yassine Bounou made three saves in the penalty shootout to secure a 3-0 victory.As Bounou did a great job as goalkeeper, Morocco right-back Achraf Hakimi sealed his team's status with a panenka, the video of which has gone viral on social media.Scoring a penalty is a game of confidence.To get a panenka in the present state is even more difficult.Hakimi made it possible by taking his team into the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup for the first time in history with his ice-cool veins, and his panenka has earned him a lot of praise on social media.Fans of the video have shared the whole story in a large number on the internet.Here are a few examples:Even though Spain placed huge pressure on them in the final moments before penalties, Pablo Sarabia, Carlos Soler, and Sergio Busquets all missed from the spot, and Madrid-born Hakimi dinked his home to Moroccos awe and applause.Sorabia missed, but Hakimi netted against his birth country, and the match began with excitement.
Achraf Hakimi, panenka to win the game! Incredible Hakimi, incredible Morocco, incredible atmosphere!! pic.twitter.com/PjtUVOkVgs— Julien Laurens (@LaurensJulien) December 6, 2022