VIDEO: Iceland national team gets hero’s welcome back home

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The Icelandic national team returned home to a hero’s welcome on Monday after their historic run at EURO 2016.

Iceland’s first-ever appearance at a major tournament ended in the quarterfinals, outplayed and outmatched against the host nation France.

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The tiny nation of about 320,000 people captivated the football world as they advanced out of their group to then stun England in the Round of 16.

Throughout the tournament, Iceland supporters became famous for their “Viking Clap,” a chant they performed with the players after every match. When the team returned home on Monday, thousands came out to thank the team, with Aron Gunnarssonon leading the clap one final time.

Awesome stuff.