Enner Valencia had an excellent start at the World Cup in Qatar.
Enner Valencia signed the contract. He scored the first goal of the World Cup by converting a penalty after 16 minutes to put Ecuador ahead against hosts Qatar on Sunday and finished the tournament. giving the South Americans a 2-0 win in the first match of Qatar 2022.
The Ecuadorian captain, who caused a stir. He received the maximum penalty after being brought down by goalkeeper Saad Alsheeb, he had already celebrated a goal after three minutes. But after an intervention by video arbitration, which took a while. After two minutes, the goal was canceled out by Michael Estrada's forward position.
Valencia made it 2-0 in the 31st minute when he headed in Angelo Preciado's cross from the right.
With his brace at Al Bayt Stadium, the 33-year-old attacker overcame his goal. to Agustín Delgado and became a He became Ecuador's all-time goalscorer in the World Cups by reaching five cries.
Valencia drilled the second goal. He hit the net three times in the Brazil 2014 tournament. He scored two in the 2-1 win over Honduras and scored twice in the second round. one in the 2-1 defeat against Switzerland that decreed the end of the game. This led to the elimination of La Tri in the group stage.
La Tri is in its fourth World Cup, all since 2002.