FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatian President celebrates in front of Russian PM, video goes viral | Football News
The Fisht Stadium was packed and among the many high-profile attendees was Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic who was sitting alongside FIFA president Gianni Infantino and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev within the VIP part. Whereas she entered the stadium carrying a proper pink swimsuit, she ditched the jacket in a while to disclose Croatia’s pink and white examine shirt.
Each Kolinda and Medvedev had been seen shaking arms when the groups scored the objectives throughout the regulation time. Nevertheless, what stole the present was when Kolinda, the primary feminine president in her nation’s historical past, did a bit jig in entrance of a upset Medvedev after Croatia struck their second purpose to take 2-1 lead within the further time.
Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev (proper) will not be amused by the celebration by Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović… https://t.co/8aJ2sAUOkw
— Marcus Gilmer (@marcusgilmer) 1530994834000
The video of her doing the dance because the Russian PM seems to be unamused has gone viral on social media and in a while, a video of her celebrating with the workforce within the locker room additionally emerged.
That is so inspiring! #Croatia’s president celebrates with gamers after they beat #Russia and secured a spot in… https://t.co/m8dYIVn6sV
— shaimaa khalil BBC (@Shaimaakhalil) 1531003879000
Russia’s fairytale run ended as they had been crushed on penalties by Croatia after either side had been locked at 2-2 occasion after the additional time. Russia, the lowest-ranked nation at their very own match, confirmed immense braveness and matched the unbeaten Croatian workforce led by Luka Modric. The workforce earned reward for his or her stunning present as they overcame former champions Spain in a spherical of 16 conflict to enter quarterfinals earlier than bowing out.