Handball World Cup 2021 His physical complexion attracted attention, he scored four goals to Argentina
La selection of the Democratic Republic of Congo debut in the handball World Cup in Egypt. They are released against Argentina. They were defeated 28-22. His pivot Gauthier Mvumbi Thierry became the main protagonist of the duel. His plays during the game soon went viral. His physical complexion did not leave those who were waiting for the meeting indifferent.
My new sports idol, the Mvumbi Tank pic.twitter.com/HIEmW62EtN
? Alan Hutnicki (@Ahutnicki) January 15, 2021
He 26-year-old player is 1.92 meters tall and weighs 110 kilos, according to the data collected on the page of the International Handball Federation. Mvumbi plays for Dreux AC, a group that plays for the second French division. He reached the French box in August 2020. The official World Cup page gives him 1.76 meters in height and 89 kilos in weight. The images show that its weight is much higher than what official statistics establish.
Complicated match for Argentina in their World Cup debut in Egypt: Congo is being a tougher opponent than expected and loses 14-13. Center Gauthier Mvumbi Thierry is one of the Africans’ outstanding players in attack. Unstoppable for the albiceleste defense. pic.twitter.com/eiiI3SwHHp
? Matas Baldo (@matiasbaldo) January 15, 2021
Against Argentina he showed signs of his offensive power. From six meters he scored the four goal options that he had in his hands in the 11 minutes and 17 seconds that he was on the track. Once the ball reached him, he showed enough agility to turn around, shoot and beat the French goalkeeper.
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