Unable to snag tickets for the big game at the Otkrytiye Arena, a gaggle of Colombia fans instead gathered at a Moscow bar just down the street to watch their side in action against England on Tuesday evening.
As the ballistic reaction to Yerry Mina’s 94th-minute equaliser duly attests, the allegiance inside the establishment in question was most definitely partisan…
— Michael Clarke (@michaelclarke_) July 3, 2018
However, as the match unfolded and England eventually stuck it to Los Cafeteros on penalties, it emerged that not everybody in the bar was a Colombia fan.
Indeed, when Eric Dier’s match-winning penalty hit the back of the net, the bravest of all England fans duly emerged amid the sea of yellow…
Dier’s winning goal. The emergence of the only England fan in the bar pic.twitter.com/9MPy2PkIWo
— Michael Clarke (@michaelclarke_) July 4, 2018
Leeds jacket. Who’d have thunk it.