Monday, 4 July 2016

Iceland’s Soccer Team May Have Lost at Euro 2016, but It Won Twitter

Iceland may have lost to France in the quarter-finals of Euro-2016, but they have won the hearts of football fans the world over.

Hosts France dealt the Nordic nation an emphatic 5-2 defeat in Sunday’s quarterfinal, stopping the team’s unexpected march through its first ever international tournament.

But the gritty Icelanders have already been crowned the people’s champions, and the country’s football association signed off with a tweet expressing gratitude, and a promise.

Fans took to Twitter in their droves to commend the team and their supporters for their classy performance that many credited as the highlight of Euro-2016 so far.

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