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.