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Tens of thousands of people poured onto the streets of Zagreb to welcome home the national team after their surprise success in the World Cup.
Not a bad turn out for a country with a population of 4.2 million.
Jubilant Croatian fans, celebrating the national team's silver medal as they paraded round on open-topped bus, clearly take after their president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, whose passion also won over hearts.
Can you imagine if they actually won?
Picture: Getty Images / DIMITAR DILKOFF / Contributor
It is just unbelievable in #Zagreb main square. More than 100,000 people waiting for the #croatia 🇭🇷 team for their… https://t.co/VlUxWGn3zc — Ivan Đikić (@Ivan Đikić)
🇭🇷 What a welcome for #WorldCup silver medallist in Zagreb. 🇭🇷
#BeProud #CRO #FlamingPride #Vatreni🔥 #Family https://t.co/v0HqUFc8aZ — HNS (@HNS)
This is 🇭🇷!!!! https://t.co/QumlmAUlLa — Marko Pjaca (@Marko Pjaca)
🇭🇷🇭🇷🇭🇷🇭🇷 https://t.co/4zkvObONq2 — Ivan Rakitic (@Ivan Rakitic)
A heroes' welcome. 🔥
#BeProud #WorldCup https://t.co/HFW50of2Jy — HNS (@HNS)
History has a tendency to forget those who finish second, at the expense of the champions. Let’s hope those who saw… https://t.co/M8t2S79VHV — Debayan Sen (ਦੇਬਾਯਨ) (@Debayan Sen (ਦੇਬਾਯਨ))
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