Manchester United midfielder: I’m Most Happy!
Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic welcomed the success of Serbia qualify for the 2018 World Cup Lenterabola.com. Certainty gained after the last game of European zone qualification, the Balkan country posted a 1-0 victory over Georgia. These results make them firmly on top of Group D with 21 points.
Serbia had to wait until the 74th minute for a decisive winner scored by Aleksandar Prijovic. This is Serbia’s prime appearance in the World Cup as a country with the name of Serbia. Earlier in 2006 they indeed had time to appear in the World Cup but with the name of Serbia-Montenegero.
“We got a lot of pressure before this game. We want to play patiently, we know we have a chance. I am happiest this time. Thanks to the people who support us, “Matic said.
“We showed great enthusiasm for the Serbian jersey, not how to play the most beautiful football, because we did not play best in this qualification, but how we fought and showed why we are in Russia,” said the 29-year-old Manchester United midfielder.
So far 17 countries have confirmed their move to the 2018 World Cup. They host Russia, Brazil, Iran, Japan, Mexico, Belgium, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Germany, England, Spain, Nigeria, Costa Rica, Poland, Egypt, Iceland and Serbia. (Source: Four Four Two)