More volcanoes than footballers: Iceland loses the quarter-finals, but wins hearts at Euro 2016

Iceland’s inspiring Euro 2016 journey might have come to an end in the quarter-finals, but the team’s Viking chants still ring in the French football fields, and on Twitter.

The football community came out to congratulate Iceland — the smallest nation ever to grace a major Euro final — on their performance despite a 5-2 loss against France.

Here are some of the Twitterati's reactions to the team's incredible feat,

Iceland's Eidur Gudjohnsen's heartfelt tweet about the defeat

Even the official Twitter account for the Iceland team graciously admitted defeat

Published Date: Jul 04, 2016 14:33 PM | Updated Date: Jul 04, 2016 15:16 PM