In Pictures: Iceland's Euro 2016 heroes get 'Viking' welcome

Updated: Jul 07, 2016, 12:22 IST
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    Iceland's defender Kari Arnason, defender Ari Skulason, goalkeeper Ogmundur Kristinsson and midfielder Theodor Elmar Bjarnason pose on the stage. Pic/ AFP
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    People greet Iceland national football team upon its arrival in Reykjavik on Monday. Pic/AFP
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    Iceland's manager Heimir Hallgrimsson (3rd R) acknowledges the crowd next to the Iceland national football team during the welcoming ceremony. Pic/AFP
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    Iceland's coach Lars Lagerback (C) applauds the crowd in front of the Iceland national football team. Pic/AFP
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    Iceland national football team arrives in Reykjavik on Monday on a bus while people in the streets greet them as winners after they lost against France during the the Euro 2016 quarter-final football match between France and Iceland on the day before. Pic/AFP
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    Iceland's manager Heimir Hallgrimsson delivers a speech in Reykjavik. Pic/AFP
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    Iceland's coach Lars Lagerback addresses the crowd. Pic/AFP
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    Iceland's midfielder Arnor Ingvi Traustason poses for photograph as he arrives with his team in Reykjavik while people in the streets greet them as winners. Pic/AFP
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    The Iceland team went around Reykjavik on an open top bus and greeted their fans.
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    Iceland's squad returned home from their magnificent Euro 2016 adventure to a well-deserved heroes' welcome.
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    The Iceland football team, who were knocked out of Euro 2016 by France in quarters performed the ‘Viking Clap’ with their fans after they returned home on Monday.
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    Iceland, which was the smallest country to compete in Euro 2016, made history after beating England 2-1 to reach the quarter-finals
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    The small Nordic island showed its pride with a display of the now-famous ‘Viking clap’ in Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik
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Iceland's footballers received a hero's welcome from fans on returning home following their astonishing run to the Euro 2016 quarter-finals in France

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