Japan’s 2-1 comeback victory over powerhouse Germany on the Qatar World Cup Wednesday shocked the soccer world, however its win was not the one factor which grabbed some consideration.
Following the victory, the Japanese soccer crew took the time to wash its dressing room, FIFA reported. An image shared by FIFA confirmed the locker room with swept flooring and folded towels. Not solely did the room seem immaculate, however the crew additionally left behind origami cranes and a thanks notice written in Japanese and Arabic.
In its tweet, FIFA described the altering room at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha as “spotless.”
Furthermore, Japan’s followers additionally took the time to wash up in the stands as nicely, FIFA added.
“Huge respect to those Japanese followers,” FIFA wrote in a video shared on Twitter which confirmed numerous followers amassing trash from the stands in Khalifa stadium on Doha.
“Supporters stayed behind to assist acquire plastic bottles and clear up the stadium,” FIFA tweeted.
Japan faces Costa Rica Sunday at 5 a.m. EST in its second Group E match. Japan at present sits in second place in Group E behind leaders Spain, each with three factors. The high two groups in the group will advance to the knockout spherical.