"Is this all real?": Iceland's players react to beating England
It was a truly historic win for Lars Lagerback's side10:13 Tuesday 28 June 2016, 10:13 28 Jun 2016
Iceland's fans and players were in dream land on Monday night as they recorded a famous win over England.
While many had expected Lars Lagerback's side to be heading home on Tuesday morning, a couple of players took to Twitter to share their reactions after a heroic performance.
🇮🇸🇮🇸🇮🇸— Aron Sigurðarson (@AronSig) June 27, 2016
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Football is coming home....... To Iceland 🇮🇸— Alfreð Finnbogason (@A_Finnbogason) June 27, 2016
Likewise, the official account of the Icelandic football association was pretty happy too, but was not about to sit back and be called a minnow by BBC pundit Gary Lineker.
Elsewhere, given the recent Brexit, Polish politician and president of the European Council Donald Tusk couldn't quite help himself after the final whistle, as he tweeted the scoreline, before adding a slight correction.
UK-Iceland 1-2. Winter is coming.— Donald Tusk (@donaldtusk) June 27, 2016
England, of course. Sorry;)— Donald Tusk (@donaldtusk) June 27, 2016
A number of accounts were also getting tagged into tweets by accident as people wanted to send their congratulations or abuse to players on both sides. Supermarket chain Iceland passed on their good wishes, while comedian and writer Joe Hart, who is not the England goalkeeper, had a rather amusing exchange with George Obsorn, who is not the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Everyone should be passing on their congratulations to @footballiceland they are the football team. We are the UK frozen food specialists— Iceland Foods (@IcelandFoods) June 27, 2016
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