‘Wow! Just wow!’: Gary Lineker leads stunned pundits and fans in their reactions to Brazil’s shock World Cup loss to Croatia in penalties… Piers Morgan describes it as “the day when dancing died” and Alex Scott hails it as “the day that the dancing died.”World Cup that keeps surprising us with new surprises
Gary Lineker and Louis Theroux were among the many who shared their shock at Brazil’s 2022 exclusion. World Cup after penalty shootout drama versus Croatia.
The 2018 finalists seemed to be heading home following Neymar’s extra time goal. But, Bruno Petkovic scored in the 116th minute for Croatia to win the game.
Brazil’s fate was sealed after a poor penalty shootout in which Rodrygo’s initial penalty was denied. The game was then ended when Marquinhos made a crucial spot kick against an upright which would have kept South American favourites in it.
Marquinhos was devastated to see Brazil’s crucial spot kick miss the post.
BBC presenter Lineker tweeted: ‘Wow! Just wow! Brazil is out. Croatia are so, very tough.
To set up a second consecutive, the European side converted all four penalties. World Cup semi-final against Argentina or Holland
Gary Lineker, Louis Theroux and others were stunned by Brazil’s loss on Friday
Others believed that Brazil’s removal from the 2022 edition of the World Cup was part of a continuing trend of shock results occurring in Qatar.
Interviewer and presenter Theroux stated: “WHAT JUST HAPPENED?”Piers Morgan tweeted: ‘OMG !!!’
Piers Morgan made reference to Brazil’s dance as they were rushing to the exit.
Morgan also added ‘The day the dancing died’, in reference to their wild celebrations as they blew South Korea away in their round-of-16 game on Monday.
Although Saudi Arabia’s win over Argentina in the group stage and Japan’s early win against Germany were considered upsets by some, they will not be compared to Brazil’s quarterfinal exit at Luka Modric’s hands.
After the game, manager Tite and Tottenham player Richarlison were both devastated.
Alex Scott, speaking after, told the BBC that “This is a great idea.” World Cup that keeps throwing surprises at you
Alex Scott, a pundit for the BBC, contributed to this discourse on the BBC post-match. She Modric said, “It’s absolutely incredible, the team experience with Modric, surrounded and all the other player. It’s a team effort. They are able to handle the pressure.
‘Brazil were my favourites, they were many people’s favourites. This is a World Cup that surprises you every time.
A few days before the showcase match against Croatia, a Brazil media officer caused a stir when he removed a cat that was sitting on the bench at their conference.
Andrew Schnittker, an American sports writer, said on Twitter that Brazil deserved to lose because of this. While sharing a clip from the incident, the cat gets justice.
Andrew Schnittker, an American writer, stated that Brazil “deserved to lose” after the media cat incident.