For the first time Antoine Griezmann scored VAR-assisted penalty in the history of the World Cup. Match on saturday in Kazan France win the game 2-1 over Australia.
Griezmann, was predicted hero after performing Euro 2016, with six goals. It was not that special till he scored a video assistant referee (VAR) goal.
He went down under a tackle from Josh Rishdon in the penalty box in the second half of the Group C fixture. Referee Andres Cunha from Uruguay did not initially give a spot-kick but after viewing the VAR footage, he ruled it was a penalty. Griezmann coolly slotted past Socceroos’ goalkeeper Mathew Ryan at the Kazan Arena.
Australia captain Mile Jedinak leveled the score after four minutes later. French pride was only restored in the 81st minute.