A place in the 2022 FIFA World Cup final awaits for the winner of France vs Morocco.Off the pitch, these two countries go back centuries with a formal alliance established as early as the 17th century.
France also seized some colonial control of Morocco in the early 20th century but this officially came to an end by 1955.
Les Bleus are chasing back-to-back titles having triumphed in Russia four years ago and have overcome numerous injuries to still shine in Qatar.
Morocco, meanwhile, have emerged as the fairytale story of the 2022 tournament and became the first African team to reach the final four after beating Portugal 1-0 in the quarterfinals.
This semifinal fixture shapes up as an interesting one on paper with a fair bit of history between these nations in the past.