The news of Hassen pretending to be injured was revealed by several European media, one of which was the BBC. It happened when the match between Tunisia against Turkey in early June 2018 took place during the fasting month.
Hassen pretended to be sprung a few minutes after the second half began. The goalkeeper’s goal to do so that his colleagues can break their fast in the middle of the game.
Previously Hassen also did the same when Tunisia tested against Portugal. Hassen received treatment from the medical team in the 58th minute. When the game stalled, all of his colleagues pulled over to the edge of the field to break their fast by drinking water and eating some dates.
Now, misfortune befall Hassen in the 2018 World Cup event. Hassen really got injured when Tunisia faced England
Hassen could not continue the game and had to be pulled out in the 15th minute. 23-year-old goalkeeper was crying while holding his arm on his way out of the field.
In the second half, television cameras zoomed into the area of the Tunisian bench. Hassen looked seriously injured after his arm was bandaged.
In that match Tunisia lost 1-2 from England. Harry Kane scored twice before Tunisia were offset by 1-1 with a penalty Ferjani Sassi.