While the Arab masses await the confrontation between Morocco and Portugal in the quarter-finals of the Qatar World Cup 2022, which is expected tomorrow, Saturday, the Moroccans found social networking sites open to a torrent of positive comments and expressions of collective joy. In the wake of the historic arrival of the Atlas Lions to the World Cup quarter-finals.
The Moroccan national team dazzled the world in Qatar by leading a group that includes Croatia, the runner-up in the world, and Belgium, the second in the world, and eliminated Spain, the 2010 world champion, in the round of 16, on penalties last Tuesday. To achieve the best Arab achievement in the finals.
In turn, the youth of Morocco found the victories of the Atlas Lions an occasion to explode creativity in portraying the players of the Moroccan national team, as they imagine them in their imaginations, as heroes coming from another planet, in order to spread happiness among the masses.
Young people specializing in design created synthetic images of the stars of the Moroccan national team, with creations inspired by Japanese and American cartoon characters, and American movie stars.
The Atlas Lions players have become icons in the eyes of the younger generation, after achieving a series of unforgettable victories.
If the Moroccan creators turned Hakimi, Ziyash, Amrabat, Al-Nusairi, and Hamdallah into warriors in the arena of gladiators, caricaturists depicted the Moroccan national team players with a special signature, with broad smiles, big heads, and small bodies.
As for the coach of the Moroccan national football team, Walid Regragui, his nickname “Ras Lavoca” turned into drawings that invaded social networking sites.