Claudia Sheinbaum, head of government of Mexico City, promised that the rose hair, at least one strand, if the Mexican National Team advances to the Quarterfinals in the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
This is what the official from the capital said (video from minute 36)
Mexico has participated in 17 of the 22 editions of the World Cupbeing the country that has qualified the most times for the final phase of a World, but only on two occasions has it managed to advance to the quarterfinals, both when has hosted the tournament.
In Mexico 70the national squad under the command of Raul Cardenas, ranked second in the Group 1behind the Soviet Unionleaving on the way Belgium and El Salvador; but in the direct elimination round he fell 4-1 against Italy in Toluca.
And in Mexico 86, when he advanced to first place B Group above Paraguay, Belgium and Iraq. In Round of 16, the Mexican team, led by Bora Milutinović won 2-0 against Bulgaria. And in Quarter finals was eliminated by Germany, which won on penalties 4-1, after equalizing goalless in regular time, a match held in Monterey.
the tricolor has rated Round of 16 since United States 1994, they have made it out of the group stage seven times in a row. And in Qatar 2022 will be part of Group C along with Argentina, Poland and Saudi Arabia.