Meet Breel Embolo a Cameroonian in Switzerland who scored against his country of Birth and refused to celebrate.
Breel Embolo didn’t celebrate after scoring against Cameroon, the country where he was born on 14 February 1997.
A Cameroonian (Breel Embolo) has beaten Cameroon at the World Cup to put tears in the eyes of Cameroonians.
Switzerland by his goal has defeated Cameroon by 1-0, Qatar world cup 2022.
Embolo moved with his family to France before finally settling in Switzerland. After working his way through their junior teams, Embolo made his professional debut for Basel in March 2014 and won the Swiss Super League in all three of his first seasons before moving to Schalke 04 for an initial €20 million.
Shortly after moving to the Bundesliga, he suffered an ankle injury that ruled him out for nearly a year.
Embolo made his senior international debut in March 2015 and represented Switzerland at UEFA Euro 2016, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2020 and the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Watch the goal scoring moment here:
Breel Embolo’s goal. That's a BIG one!pic.twitter.com/0owrs5URkq
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