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Watch: Morocco becomes first team eliminated from 2018 World Cup

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The treachery of the World Cup has claimed its first victim, and that team is Morocco.

Which might be a little unfair. Morocco has zero points through two matches, after a brutal own goal against Iran and a thoroughly game but ultimately fruitless effort against reigning European champion Portugal.

The Moroccans might be ultimately the best team in World Cup history to not earn a single point — they play Spain next, and that will be the opposite of a cakewalk — but they should not be ashamed of the account they gave of themselves at this tournament.

FC Yahoo’s Ryan Bailey details their exit, Cristiano Ronaldo’s brilliance, and more in the video below.


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