Yassine Bounou, goalkeeper Morocco’s secret star of the World Cup in Qatar. – Sports
The Moroccan goalkeeper Yassine Bounou, known as Bono, is almost invincible. A bit of feeling, a bit of luck, that’s how he explains his performance. His coach sees things differently.
Every football World Cup has its surprising heroic stories. In 1990 in Italy it was the 38-year-old Cameroonian Roger Milla who danced at the Makossa corner flag. 2002 in Japan and South Korea the South Korean Ahn Jung-hwan, who was dismissed during the tournament by his club president at AC Perugia because he shot Italy out of the tournament with a golden goal in the round of 16. 2010 in South Africa, also a long time ago: That’s when the world got to know a certain Thomas Müller. A few months earlier he was from Diego Maradona, then Argentina coach, was mistaken for a ball boy during a test match. At the World Cup, Müller scored his first five international goals and became top scorer.