Football fans were in shock in the World Cup 2018, when they saw that Brazil was out of the game on Friday. The sixth European team was eliminated from the current World Cup. Five-time world champions Brazil get defeated by Belgium.
Belgium, popularly known as ‘Red Devils’, defeated Brazil 2-1 on Friday. In the 13th minute Brazilian Fernandinho gave a gift to Belgium by making a suicidal goal. After that, Kevin de Bruyn scored a goal in the 31st minute to give Belgium a 2-0 lead. However, Brazilian Agosto scored this gap by 1-2 goals, but he could not avoid the defeat of the team.
This is created history in World Cup when teams from Brazil, Germany and Argentina will not be part of the semi-finals. Not only this, it’s a fourth time when a Brazilian team has been out of the World Cup.
It started in 2006 when France made Brazil out of the World Cup. In 2010, after the Netherlands showed Brazil the way out of the World Cup. Last time, in the 2014 World Cup, Germany had badly beaten Brazil out of the World Cup. Belgium now shattered the dream of Brazil winning World Cup for the sixth time.
By the way, Fernandinho is the second Brazilian player to have scored a suicide goal in the World Cup. Earlier, in the 2014 World Cup, Marcelo scored a suicide goal against Croatia.
At the same time, 9 different players scored goals from Belgium in the 2018 World Cup. Suicidal goals are not included in this. In 2006 Italy and in 1982, 10-10 players from France’s teams scored goals in a tournament. In this case, it is now the only two countries ahead of Belgium. Kevin de Bruyn was the 100th player to score goals in the 2018 World Cup.