A muted celebration for Breel Embolo after scoring against Cameroon, his birth country

One would imagine that after scoring a goal at the World Cup, and your first World Cup goal to boot, that a player would wheel away in exuberant celebration.

That was not the case for Switzerland’s Breel Embolo against Cameroon.

Early in the second half against Cameroon, the forward scored to give Switzerland a 1-0 lead. Embolo put himself in perfect position in front of the goal, and took advantage of a lovely stretch of build up play, leading to a perfect pass to him from Xherdan Shaqiri. Embolo pushed the shot off his right foot past Cameroon keeper Andre Onana, and Switzerland was in the lead:


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