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Team Japan called as Blue Samurai

Team Japan, also called as Blue Samurai not only reached Round of 16 for the first time and lost against Belgium in one of the most interesting game so far in Fifa World CUp campaign, but also they earned huge respect for their gesture on and off the pitch.

After Belgium Vs Japan match ended, the gesture shown by Japanese Team was worth remembering. Japanese Team bowed down to all their fans for supporting and being their for their country. THey even cleaned the locker room and left
thank you note saying " Thank You Russia ", that showed the world the great sportsmanship and better manners.
And, the world didnot hesitated to show respect for the japanese either..lets say Respect for Team Japan were even more
increased after the gesture displayed by Team japan.

Not only Japanese Teams showed the Sportmaship gesture to the world, even after getting knocked out of World cup,
the Japanese fans present at the Stadium stayed after the game and collected the trashes and dirts thrown all around. This showed the Japanese culture for humanity, cleanliness, respect for others. in return, they got the same respect  and gesture from the world.Tearful Japan fans clean up stadium as team leave spotless changing room with touching ‘thank you’ note

Japan concluded their FIFA world cup campaign with 1 win, 1 draw and 2 losses scoring 6 goals in total and conceeding
7 goals in total.Takashi Inui netted twice while Shinji Kagawa, Yuya Osako, Keisuke Honda and Genki Hereguchi scored each for Team Japan. Japan were able to defeat Columbia by 2-1, drawn Senegal 2-2 and lost 1-0 against Poland in Group Stage fixtures. Later in Round of 16, Japan were defeated by Belgium by 2-3 although Japanese were leading by 2-0 until 68th minute.


FIFA World Cup – Tearful Japan fans clean up stadium

  • Alex
  • July 6, 2018