Morocco’s goalkeeper Yassin Bonu is the star. Yasin has come to play at Kochi Kalur Stadium once. Morocco goalkeeper Yassin Bonu is the recent crush of the Qatar World Cup. The pictures of Yasin Bonu laughing and laughing at Spain’s tiki-taka kicks in the penalty shootout quickly went viral.
Yass’s performance seemed to anticipate Spain’s every move. Playing for Spanish clubs since the age of nineteen, Yasin had his opponents memorized. Yasin has saved 13 out of 50 penalties till the World Cup.
Speaking of which, Yasin also has a Kerala connection. Yasin was the star of Girona when Spanish club Girona FC and Australian club Melbourne City came to Kerala for a friendly tournament.
Yassin Bonu did not find the back of the net for Girona against Melbourne City FC, although he did not play against the Blasters. Bonu is currently the star of Sevilla in La Liga. He was born in Canada but decided to play for Morocco. Coincidentally, the only goal Bonu conceded in the World Cup was against Canada
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