Published time: 27 Jun, 2016 22:04Edited time: 27 Jun, 2016 22:06
In what is arguably the biggest upset of the 2016 European Championship, Iceland knocked out England with a stunning 2-1 result to carry on to a quarter-final match against France.
Naturally, shocked football fans staged an internet pitch invasion to protest… and poke fun. Here’s the best of what they had to offer…
The worst defeat in our history. England beaten by a country with more volcanoes than professional footballers. Well played Iceland.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) June 27, 2016
Twitter trolls couldn’t help but bring up the equally (ok, possibly even more) shocking result of #Brexit and the subsequent mess that has been made in Britain/England ever since.
Talk about kicking them when they’re down…
England loses to Island but refuses to leave tournement untill October, when new Torrie leader will formally notify UEFA they quit. #ENGISL
— Milos Labovic (@miloslabovic) June 27, 2016
England team now feel they were misled about consequences of letting goals in, didn’t think other team would actually win
— Adam Banks (@adambanksdotcom) June 27, 2016
It just kept going…
This is literally the worst day in English history since Friday.
— Maxi Rodriguez (@FutbolIntellect) June 27, 2016
S&P just downgraded England football to LOL
— Richard Adams (@RichardA) June 27, 2016
Boris Johnson will be along shortly to explain why we’ll still get to play in the quarter finals, pick up the trophy, etc etc
— David Ottewell (@davidottewell) June 27, 2016
In other non-Brexit related news, following their mighty win, Iceland players and fans united to fill the stadium with a celebratory Viking chant.
Source: Daily News