Japan stuns perennial World Cup powers

World Today

The World Cup has gotten off to a crazy start, with some of the globe’s top teams suffering shocking defeats at the hands of lower ranked opponents. 

However, it wouldn’t be a World Cup without an underdog story and this year, it is Japan.Japan sent shockwaves around the world when their team upset not one, but two perennial powers during the opening stage of the World Cup.

Japan’s last minute victory over Germany and stunning win over Spain sent Germans packing in what is considered one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history. Sadly, Japan’s World Cup has since come to end after a close game against Croatia. 

For more on this story, CGTN’s Dan Williams gives us the latest.