Sole scorer of the match between Switzerland and Cameroon, Breel Embolo entered the annals of the World Cup.
Switzerland struggled for a long time against Cameroon on Thursday for their first match at the World Cup. The Nati nevertheless launched their monfial with a success, the Helvetians winning 1-0.
The hero of the day is Breel Embolo, the AS Monaco striker. A goal with a very special flavor for the Swiss international. The former Basel player was indeed born in Yaoundé and moreover took care not to celebrate his goal.
Thanks to this goal, the Monegasque entered the history of the World Cup by becoming the first player to score against his country of birth during a World Cup.