FIFA: Croatian President celebrates team’s victory in front of Russian PM (VIDEO)
New Delhi: Croatia ended the fairly-tale run of hosts Russia in the FIFA world cup by defeating the latter by 4-3 on penalties, after drawing the match 2-2 in extra time. With this win, they advance to semi-finals where they are set to face England on Thursday (AEST).
But, the highlight of the evening was celebration of Croatian President in the stadium.
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović dances in front of Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev during today’s match. pic.twitter.com/aDgkmCbHVY
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) July 7, 2018
Croatia’s first female President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was in attendance on the night her team dumped hosts Russia out of the tournament.
Grabar-Kitarovich watched the game, that took place at Sochi’s Fisht Stadium, from a VIP box alongside Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović and Davor Suker can’t hold their emotions in VIP box.
— LeagueSX (@league_sx) July 8, 2018
Seated beside FIFA President Gianni Infantino and Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev in the VIP section, she was seen raising her hands and doing a little victory dance to celebrated Croatia’s second goal.
Croatia 🇭🇷 president 😘😂pic.twitter.com/33gWU2391H
— Chenar A Ghafur (@chenar82) July 8, 2018