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We deserve respect… Spain should be afraid of us, says Achraf Hakimi from Morocco

Moroccan striker Achraf Hakimi and his mother Saida Mou. (Twitter/Achraf Hakimi)

“We were first in the group and I think we already deserve a little respect. I think Spain knows, and they must be a little afraid of us. They must be afraid of us, the truth,” said Achraf Hakimi.

Even as Morocco stunned the football world with their 2-0 win over Belgium, their esteemed defender Achraf Hakimi, who has played for PSG alongside Leo Messi, ran to the touchline to meet his mother, who was carrying the Moroccan flag. She would plant a kiss on his cheeks, and he would kiss her forehead. He would take off his sweater and give it to her. The heartwarming photo went viral. (READ MORE)

FIFA World Cup: For Morocco, Hakim has the cure

Morocco’s Hakim Ziyech, foreground, celebrates after scoring his side’s opening goal alongside teammate Azzedine Ounahi during the World Cup Group F soccer match between Canada and Morocco at Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, December 1, 2022. ( AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

After the game against Canada, Hakim Ziyech jumped over the billboard on the edge of the fence where a large part of the Moroccan fans chanted his name.

He climbed onto the narrow concrete fence, threw his shirt at a young fan, stretched out his arms and drew a heart with his hand. The frenzied fans could have engulfed him if the panicked guards hadn’t yelled at them. However, Ziyech would hold his pose for a minute so they could turn around and take selfies. Some fans wanted to kiss him, some hugged him, but he would soon climb down the fence much to the relief of the guards. He then disappeared into the tunnel, brought some more of his shirts and flung them into the stands. He basked in the glow of love from the stands. (READ MORE)

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