The beginning of the FIFA World Cup 2018 has been great and exciting. In the early stages of the current World Cup, weak teams are on headlines by defeating big names in the football world. At the same stage this FIFA World Cup is also in the discussion because of the suicide goals. There can also be a world record of the suicide goal in the 21st edition of FIFA World Cup.
Senegal surprised Poland
In the FIFA World Cup, Senegal defeated Poland 2-1 in the match of Group H. With this, Senegal became the first African team to win the FIFA World Cup. Although the match belonged to Senegal, a Polish player also create a history in this match.
The 27th ranked Senegal and eighth-ranked Poland team were face to face in football history for the first time. The moral of Poland was broken at the beginning of the match when its one player scored a suicide goal.
In the 37th minute Senegal’s Idrissa Gana Gueye hit a shot, which was going out of the ball post. But in the meantime 32-year-old defender Thiago Cionek of Poland came in the middle and ball hit on his leg and went into the goal post.
It all happened so fast that Poland’s goalkeeper left only watching this. This was a suicide goal and Senegal went ahead 1-0. With this unmatched goal and final defeated Poland.
Thiago Cionek created a new history. He became the first Polish player to score a suicide goal in the FIFA World Cup History.
Record of FIFA World Cup 1998 is in Danger:
In FIFA World Cup 2018 so far five suicidal goals have been scored, and the record of the most suicide goals scored in any FIFA World Cup is 6. This record was created in the FIFA World Cup 1998. Right now, the FIFA World Cup 2018 has just begun. So if the 1998 record breaks down, nobody will be surprised.
Suicide goals scored in FIFA World Cup 2018:
June 15: Iran vs Morocco – Morocco’s Aziz Bouhaddouz scored in the Injury Time (90 + 5th).
June 16: Australia vs. France – Australia’s Aziz Behich scored the goal in the 81st minute.
June 16: Nigerian vs. Causa – Nigeria’s Oghenekaro Etebo scored 32 goals in the minute.
June 19: Poland vs. Senegal – Poland’s Thiago Cionek put the ball in the goalpost in the 37th minute.
June 19: Egypt vs. Russia – Ahmed Fathi of Egypt threw the ball into the goalpost in the 47th minute.