At the majestic Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, Qatar, ten-man Morocco achieved World Cup history by becoming the first African country to secure a spot in the semifinals.

The North African nation upset Cristiano Ronaldo's highly anticipated Portugal 1-0 in the opening quarterfinal game of the day.

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became the first African country to advance to the men's World Cup quarterfinals after Moroccan goalkeeper Yassine Bounou saved a shot by Portugal forward Ronaldo.