The Moroccans will take on Portugal in the quarterfinals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in an attempt to continue their remarkable campaign.

In the last 16, Morocco emerged victorious in a penalty shootout after topping their group and beating Spain on penalties.

Three possible lineups for the Moroccan national team (4-3-3): 1. Bono (GK) - 2. Hakimi, 5. Aguerd, 6. Saiss, 3. Mazraoui - 8. Ounahi, 4. Amrabat, 15. Amallah - 7. Ziyech, 19. En-Nesyri, 17. Boufal

The following are the projected Portugal lineups (4-3-3): 22. Costa (GK) — 2. Dalot, 3. Pepe, 4. Dias, 5. Guerreiro — 25. Otavio, 14. Carvalho, 10. Silva — 8. Fernandes, 26. Branches, 11. Felix

Africa has thrown its weight behind Moroccans, who are playing in their first World Cup quarterfinal. Ghana, Tunisia, Senegal

And Eto'o's native Cameroon have all departed but that has not stopped him cheering for his country.

In response to the intense scrutiny his country has faced, Cristiano Ronaldo says, "A group too close to be broken by outside forces.".

Man United terminated Ronaldo's deal shortly after Ronaldo's "betrayed" interview in the countdown to Qatar 2022.