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,
Au revoir, Iceland. You've been great and given this tournament so much. Well played. — Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) July 3, 2016
— Danny Higginbotham (@Higginbotham05)
July 3, 2016
— navin kumar (@imnavin) July 4, 2016
Iceland's Eidur Gudjohnsen's heartfelt tweet about the defeat
— Eidur Gudjohnsen (@Eidur22Official) July 3, 2016
Even the official Twitter account for the Iceland team graciously admitted defeat