Euro 2016: Secret of how Iceland picked its squad will leave you ROFL!
Want to know who the giant killers Iceland picked their squad of 23 players who left the world in awe and England stunned? Well, Iceland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs' tweet will help you understand the maths behind the process
Want to know who the giant killers Iceland picked their squad of 23 players who left the world in awe and England stunned?
Curious to know how could Iceland pull off one of the most astonishing results in the history of European football after they knocked England out of the Euro 2016 finals?
The tiny nation of just 3,30.000 Icelanders beat a nation of 54 million 2-1. They next face hosts France in the quarter-finals.
Iceland's Kolbeinn Sigthorsson celebrates after scoring his side's match-winning second goal during the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match against England at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France, on Monday. Pic/AP/PTI
But before they take on the French, we need to know how are the likes of Aron Gunnarsson, Hannes thor Halldorsson, Kolbeinn Sigthorsson and Ragnar Sigurdsson came to make the team. (Note that the goalkeeper's name has Thor in it. Unbeatable?)
Interestingly, they have beaten the Netherlands during the qualification campaign. So underestimate them at your own risk.
Well, Iceland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs' tweet will help you understand the maths behind the selection process of this team of world beaters.
In what is undoubtedly one of the funniest posts of Euro 2016, the country's MFA posted a graphic on the micro-blogging site describing the process of elimination involved in selecting the most able 23 players for the national team.
HERE'S THE TWEET. AND IT WILL LEAVE YOU ROFL