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The former Real Madrid player forced a penalty in the 80th minute and the equalizer for his team against the United States, who went ahead with a goal from the son of the legendary George Weah, the only African Ballon d’Or winner

Bale celebrates the penalty goal that gave Wales the equalizer against the USA.AFP

The weight of Welsh rests on the shoulders of Gareth Bale. He took them back to a World Cup 64 years after Sweden 58 with his goals in the playoffs and he was in charge of rescuing her when USA It made it a rough team that made it difficult to survive in a group where England had already established a chair. He forced a penalty in the 80th minute and scored it to stop the impetus of a young American team that at half-time saw themselves winning too soon. [Narracin y estadsticas]

Until then he had deserved it. His had been control and the chances almost from the opening whistle, first with a cross from Tim Weah Williams ended up clearing the body of his goalkeeper and then a Sargent crashing a ball into the post. The mobility of pulisic and the harnesses of Yunus, Adams Y McKennie They complicated Wales, who opted to hide in the area and try to wait for their moment. However, first came that of the Americans. Pulisic telegraphed the assistance to Weah so that he would put the United States ahead on the scoreboard and fill a soccer legend with pride.

Tim Weah is the youngest son of George Weah, the only African Ballon d’Or player and today the president of Liberia. He scored 212 goals for AC Milan, Monaco, PSG and Oympique de Marseille, however, wearing the Liberia jersey, the country founded in the 19th century by freed slaves in the United States, he was never able to play in the World Cup . His son chose the stars and stripes, without the slightest reproach from his father, and took the stele of pelthe last man to score a goal for Wales.

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If at halftime the team Gregg Berhalter He seemed dominating and just winning, in the second half the Welsh dragon woke up. As if he had expected his tender rival, the youngest team in the championship, he confided, he exploited his weapons, including the set piece with the giant Bournemouth striker, Kieffer Moore. He finished off a corner kick over the crossbar that turner He had forced before a Davies header. The gale could be seen unleashing and Bale knew how to provoke it.

Zimmerman caught him in the area and the Qatar referee did not need VAR. Bale appeared again to make a game crazy and cause the Americans to end up thanking the tie.

Source: www.elmundo.es

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