Mitchell Duke, one of those heroes that the World Cups leave us

Mitchell Duke, uno de esos héroes que nos dejan los Mundiales
Mitchell Duke thus celebrated his goal against Tunisia in Qatar 2022. He dedicated it to his son who responded from the stands. FOTO: World Goal Capture

Last update 3 December, 2022 por Alberto Llopis

Mitchell Duke is undoubtedly one of the names of the Copa del Mundo de Qatar 2022. Not because he is a ball virtuoso or a fine football stylist, but because the Australian is one of the mainstays of the surprising Australia that has managed to pass the group stage drawing on points with a world champion like France. A footballer with claw who has also reached this World Cup from the second step of Japanese football.

Mitchell Duke, the Australian hero who plays in the Japanese second division

Duke, He does not play in any big team in his country, nor in any medium or small team in any European league. He doesn't even play in a top flight and it's just that the Australian striker, he is a soccer player Okayama pheasant, a modest team that militates in the japan second division.

It's more, the soccer player’ llegaba a Qatar 2022 without having your continuity assured in your team. After his goal against Tunisia, with a celebration included for his son who returned it to him from the stands, and that gave Australia the victory against the Africans, Mitchell Duke entered the spotlight of the World Cup. He has played all the games and now he threatens the Argentina of a certain Leo Messi. Duke ha marcado 9 goals in 24 matches with Australia.

It is difficult that after this World Cup, a team of greater substance does not take a footballer who is a bargain right now. Duke, have 31 años (cumplirá 32 el 18 from January) and apparently, still has a lot of war to give. He ends his contract with his team in just over a month, el 31 of January of 2023. We will see how far he goes with his selection and what happens after the Copa del Mundo. But the footballer who came from the second Japanese, seems to have already carved a hole in Australian history and in this World Cup.

Alberto Llopis

Hanged for football fully. Attempt to gather letters and tell stories in Specialist retro football Current. Football Coach Level II. You can follow me on @AlbertiniLlopis @colgadosfutbol
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