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Japanese fans clean World Cup stadium one last time after loss to Croatia

  • Japanese fans captured netizens’ hearts once again for cleaning up after Samurai Blue lost to Croatia on Monday.

  • The tense match, which ended with a high-stakes penalty shootout, saw Croatia come out victorious through a 3-1 score on penalties.

  • Despite the loss, which ended Japan’s FIFA World Cup 2022 journey, Samurai Blue fans still tidied up Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah, Qatar.

  • This is not the first time Samura Blue fans went viral for their considerate gesture.

  • They also cleaned up after their team’s win against Spain on Thursday and loss to Costa Rica on Nov. 27, inspiring fans from other countries to do similar good deeds.

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Japanese fans captured netizens’ hearts once again for cleaning up even after their beloved Samurai Blue suffered a heartbreaking loss to Croatia on Monday.

The tense match, which ended with a high-stakes penalty shootout, saw Croatia come out victorious through a 3-1 score on penalties.

Despite the loss, which ended Japan’s FIFA World Cup 2022 journey, Samurai Blue fans still tidied up Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah, Qatar.

This is not the first time Samura Blue fans have gone viral for their considerate gesture. They also cleaned up after their team’s win against Spain on Thursday and loss to Costa Rica on Nov. 27, inspiring some fans from other countries to follow suit.

On Tuesday, the FIFA World Cup celebrated Japanese fans in a special video posted on Twitter. In Episode 1 of FIFA’s “The Culture Club,” Arsenal presenter Daniyal Khan and Samurai Blue superfan Akira Kohara praise Japan’s national team and their fans.

 

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