More than 10,000 individuals stuffed a Reykjavik square to watch Iceland beat England at Euro 2016 in the nation’s most noteworthy donning minute.
The 2-1 triumph in Nice on Monday unleashed national festivals. “There are no words, just tears of delight,” Iceland’s outside service said on its Twitter account.
Be that as it may, there were numerous words to ridicule the enormous neighbor over the Atlantic.
“This was the genuine Brexit,” said Asta Helgadottir, a representative in the Icelandic parliament for the Pirate Party, on her Twitter account.
“Our young men sent England home,” the Frettabladid web news website said. Iceland’s group are known as Our Boys.
The Iceland capital emitted in broad festivals as the horde of more than 10,000 returned home in the wake of watching the win on a goliath screen.
Iceland has infrequently had such universal games triumphs to celebrate. Its men’s handball group won the silver award at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
It has additionally had run-ins with Britain. A “Cod War” over angling rights kept running from 1950 until 1970 and finished with an Iceland win.
Iceland additionally won a worldwide court fight with Britain over who ought to pay to savers for the breakdown of the Icesave bank that fizzled in 2008, costing millions to an extensive number of British savers.
Iceland’s leader Olafur Ragnar Grimsson and his successor, Gudni Johannesson, who won a race Saturday, were at the match in Nice.
Iceland’s players celebrated in blissful skepticism with their 3,500 fans in the stadium.