Yesterday, Wednesday, the Moroccan traveler Ibn Battuta opened the FIFA Club World Cup in Tangier, Morocco. The opening ceremony featured expressive paintings that showcased Morocco’s diversity, and Walid Rekragui, the coach of the Moroccan national team, gave a speech that excited the crowd. Social media was abuzz with admiration for the ceremony, with the FIFA World Cup tweeting that Tangier was “decorated and glittering”. Former Tunisian star Tariq Diab also posted a tweet praising Morocco for the “originality, history and dazzle” of the ceremony. On Facebook, Moroccans praised the event, expressing their pride in their country and describing the ceremony as “historic”. The lawyer and head of the Moroccan Association for the Protection of Public Money, Mohamed El-Glousi, wrote a post describing the ceremony as having “a beautiful artistic touch that brought various and important messages”. The Moroccan plastic artist and researcher, Muhammad Saud, wrote a brief reading of the ceremony, connecting the past with the present and emphasizing the need for officials to put the same slogan of universality into practice. The FIFA Club World Cup features teams from different continents and the opening match ended with Al-Ahly’s 3-0 win against Auckland City.
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