Enner Valencia: Today he is everyone’s hero.. But once he was a policeman from the middle of the ground..

In the first match at Al Bait Stadium, Qatar faced Ecuador in Group-A. However, the Ecuador team defeated the host Qatar, who was playing in the World Cup for the first time, by 2-0. In the first half

The FIFA World Cup 2022 tournament kicked off on Sunday in the presence of thousands of spectators, organizers, FIFA officials and the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamal Al Thani at the Al Bait Stadium in Qatar. The famous South Korean music band BTS entertained the audience during the opening of the tournament. Photos and videos related to the FIFA World Cup celebrations which are well received around the world have gone viral on social media.

Ecuador’s first victory.

Qatar faced Ecuador in Group-A in the first match at Al Bait Stadium. However, the Ecuador team defeated the host Qatar, who was playing in the World Cup for the first time, by 2-0. Enner Valencia scored two goals in the first half to give Ecuador the lead. Valencia scored from a penalty in the 16th minute, then in the 30th minute Angelo Preciado headed the ball into the goal post. Ecuador maintained this dominance until the end and took the first victory of the FIFA World Cup. Ecuador is ranked 44th in the FIFA rankings, while Qatar is ranked 50th. This is the first time in the history of the tournament that the host team lost the first match. A total of 32 teams are participating in this football world cup that entertains everyone. They are divided into 8 groups of four teams each. The top two teams at the group level will advance to the prequarters.

Today’s hero.. but..

Ecuador started their journey in the FIFA World Cup-2022 by defeating the hosts Qatar 2-0. Ecuador captain Ener Valencia who scored two goals in the first match of this world became the hero. Valencia scored the first goal from a penalty and the second was a stunning header. With this, Qatar, who lost in the opening match of the World Cup, also hosted the victory of Ecuador. Valencia is a hero today, but the police once chased him down the middle ground. In the same sequence, the injured Valencia was taken away by the police in their car. According to an article published in ‘The Guardian’ on October 7, 2016, the match was played between Ecuador and Chile in a friendly atmosphere.. In which Ecuador won 3-0 against Chile.

That’s why the police..

Valencia suffered the injury in the 82nd minute of a 2018 World Cup qualifier. As he was being taken out of the track made of a football pitch in a car, some policemen were seen running after him. Many stories surfaced that he was irresponsible towards his children. In the same regard, a Spanish newspaper wrote that lawyers came with the police to detain Valencia, who was in his training session in Ecuador. Valencia was accused of being negligent in his child’s expenses. However, the lawyer on his behalf informed that Valencia’s father was duly exercising his responsibility.

After eight years again..

Ecuador is returning to the FIFA World Cup after eight years. Unable to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Ecuador was eliminated from the group stage of the 2014 World Cup. Even in 2010, this team failed to qualify. This is only the fourth time this team is participating in the FIFA World Cup. Ecuador has previously played in the FIFA World Cup tournament in 2002, 2006 and 2014. However, in the 2006 tournament, Ecuador went all the way to the Round-16. Meanwhile, Ecuador has not reached the group stage in any other World Cup tournament.

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