Elon Musk joined a growing list of public figures who are sending messages of congratulations to Morocco for its historic win against Portugal to qualify for the FIFA World Cup semi-finals.
“Congratulations Morocco,” Elon Musk wrote on Twitter using Moroccan flags to celebrate the Atlas Lions’ win tonight.
Morocco defeated Portugal 1-0 to qualify for the semi-finals. The Moroccan national team’s applaudable performances made international headlines throughout the World Cup.
Moroccans are throwing loud parties across the country’s streets to celebrate the historic achievement.
Morocco has become the first African and Arab country to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals.
Many public figures and officials also celebrated Morocco’s win. Prime Cabinet Secretary of Kenya Musalia Mudavadi said in a tweet: “Congratulations to Morocco for reaching the world cup semi-finals and being the first African team to achieve that feat.”
The official described Morocco’s win as “a well-deserved victory.”
“The Atlas Lions have made Africa proud,” he added.
Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development also joined the celebration, congratulating Morocco’s win.
“Egypt and all Arab nations are proud of this moment,” she said.