Doha/Rabat ● Thu, December 8 2022
Moroccans wildly celebrating their team’s historic World Cup knockout victory over Spain on Tuesday were joined by people across the Middle East and North Africa ecstatic at what they saw as a victory for the entire Arab world.
“Congratulations to the Atlas lions, you delighted us. Wow Morocco, you did it again!”, Queen Rania of Jordan wrote on Twitter.
In Rabat, Brahim Ait Belkhit said the spontaneous mood of joy was so great that he had patched up a feud with somebody he had avoided for years and then saw in the street. “It made us forget our old quarrel,” he said.
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