July 3, 2014
“They need it more than us,” 26-year old Islam Slimani, whose club is Sporting Lisbon.
The manager of the team hasn’t yet officially confirmed Slimani’s statement.
June, 30 the team from Algeria lost 2:1 to the Germans the Round of 16 in a fierce battle.
Germany team needed extra time to beat Algeria and reach the quarter-finals.
Algeria was the only Arab country playing in the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup.
However some of the celebrations got out of control in France. Hundreds of the Algerian team’s fans flooded the streets, with officers making at least 74 arrests.