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As 23 juniors, Switzerland conquered

"And now?" Haris Seferovic asked. The question went to his family, the 17. November 2009 to Kloten dangers was, to receive her son, the goalscorer in the world Cup Final, and the other 22 world champion. Two days after the final victory, the team was back in the home.

It was a good question Seferovic. For all colleagues: What now, what now? The U-17 juniors had played from Nothing into Swiss consciousness. In the preliminary round, only a few note had been taken of the team, they played outstanding, suggested to Mexico and Japan, also to Brazil, in which the player Alisson, Casemiro or Neymar were called. In the eighth final, Germany was the webs of the opponent with Ter in the goal and Götze in the storm, but also won the Switzerland. In The Quarter-Final Italy. 2:1.

Now it was. From Switzerland, three journalists of "the day flew-indicator", "view" and the Agency SDA in night-and-fog actions to Nigeria – vaccinated all three of the more bad than right, and without a visa on the road. The Hotel Eko in the port city of Lagos, five star tax and by a Swiss couple, was set up in a temporary media room: journalists were able to make phone calls with the players of your choice. The vortex charged to the concerned trainer team more than the players.

Haris Seferovic shoots in the final against Nigeria, the only and decisive goal for the world title. (Video: SRF)

It is the semi-final against Colombia, a 4:0 followed, the difference being the two best players were: Ben Khalifa and Seferovic. And then the Final against Nigeria: 60000 spectators in Abuja. Thousands of grasshoppers, robbed the players of the Huff, the home fans fired missiles. From a corner of Buff Seferovic met with the head and let them fall silent. At home, sassen 1.3 million viewers in front of the TV. After that, the players wore their Shirts backwards. Motto: The football world is upside down.

Back in Switzerland, GC-Junior Seferovic was looking for the quick fortune. In Florence, San Sebastián, Frankfurt. It lasted until 2017, before he found it at Benfica finally.

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Created: 15.11.2019, 13:39 PM

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