Costa Rica v Greece – the Twitter reaction

Couldn't stay up to watch last night's penalty shootout? Here's what happened according to the Internet

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Costa Rica v Greece – the Twitter reaction
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Costa Rica beat Greece on penalties last night. Yes, you've probably heard that already, but seeing as it finally finished at well past midnight on a Sunday you might not have quite been up to watching the whole thing or following it online. From a slow start, to a dramatic if leaden-legged finish, here's how it unfolded according to Twitter.

Their football may be dull, but the Greeks sure know how to throw a party.

As for the Costa Ricans, two fans in the crowd caught the Internet's attention – for different reasons:

The first half was absolutely riveting...

So most of Twitter went to bed:

But then things got interesting:

Oh goodie, extra time! Time to forget about work:

Except it wasn't really as good as everyone was hoping for...

And then it was penalties. Most of the players by now didn't really look in a fit state to continue.

Even the commentators were struggling:

But then Costa Rican keeper Keylor Navas did this:

It was over! Costa Rica had won 5-3 on penalties, and the whole country got up to dance.

Yes, even this guy!

Christ, that was good.