“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.
The Desert Foxes from North Africa won the respect of the football fans after the team became one of the leaders in Group H. The Algerians pushed through round of 16 for the first time, giving their fans plenty of reasons to cheer and smile.
Algerian 2014 World Cup team