Wales 1, Ukraine 0
WDuring the weeks of back cramps, Gareth Bale’s mission to bring Wales back to the World Cup wasn’t going to stop.
When the 64-year drought is about to end, stop the captain from taking you to the fields.
Stop the free kick from the forward, who was once the most expensive soccer player in the world. Ukrainian winger Andriy Yarmolenko could only be diverted to own goals with headers.
A 1-0 victory over Ukraine, confused by yesterday’s (Macau time) war, secured in 34 minutes by Cardiff’s downpour, sent Wales back to the World Cup as the country with the longest gap between FIFA Showpiece qualifications. It was enough.
“This is the biggest result in Welsh football history,” Bale said. “I’m happy to be in the World Cup. That means everything, it’s a dream made. I have no words. I’m very happy to have done it for these great fans. increase.”
Veil was one of those spectators for the remaining 10 minutes or so after being replaced when his body could no longer serve.
“It was difficult,” Veil said. “I haven’t played much football for the last three or four weeks because of my back cramps, but the most important thing was to get over it. I dedicate everything. I was running in the sky.”
A trip to Qatar gives Veil, the most decorated foreign export of British football in Real Madrid, the final opportunity to play on the biggest stage of the sport. However, winning the Champions League five times is the lack of a club next season after being released by Madrid. The 32-year-old free agent was crazy about his future play, saying he had “lots of” offers.
There are now new clubs to stay fit for the match against the United States in the opening round of the World Cup on November 21st. Next are Iran and England playing in Group B. Wales also played with his neighbors at the 2016 European Championship when he lost to England on the group stage.
However, Wales surpassed England at Euro 2016 in France, where Cristiano Ronaldo led Portugal to victory and reached the title-winning semi-finals. Another football tycoon knocked out Wales at the 1958 World Cup, with Pele scoring the only goal in the final champion Brazil’s quarterfinals.
Wales participated in the third tournament last year, returned to the European Championships and lost to Denmark in the 16th round.
Doha is now a destination in Wales. Wales is accustomed to featuring at the Rugby World Cup and participates in all nine editions.
“It’s incredible. It’s a little older Wales in the World Cup,” said midfielder Aaron Ramsey. “very.”
Above all, I would like to thank goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey for blocking nine shots against the target to prevent Ukraine from scoring.
“It’s absolutely unbelievable, not just for me, but for everyone on this pitch tonight,” Hennessy said. “Gareth, I’m absolutely lively because the incredible free kick happened again. I can’t explain. He’s very dangerous with a free kick. Something happens when he’s on the field. For me. , He is a great talent and fun to watch. “
This qualification was achieved by coaching uncertainty. Robert Page stepped up to temporarily lead the team in early 2021 while Ryan Giggs was still out of management while awaiting a trial on suspicion of domestic violence.
Page is now set to lead the Qatar team. Rob Harris, Cardiff, MDT / AP