Wales and Belgium show how football fans should behave with post-match guard of honour

There were high-fives, handshakes and hugs between opposing supporters after Wales's historic 3-1 quarter-final win - a fantastic antidote to the violence that marred the early stages of Euro 2016

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The early stages of Euro 2016 were marred by violence between rival groups of fans, which threatened to suck much of the fun out of the tournament. But following a historic 3-1 win for Wales over Belgium in Friday night’s quarter-final, the two countries have done a huge amount to restore our faith in humanity and football supporters.

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This video taken at Lille train station following the match shows how Belgian fans formed a kind of guard of honour for the victors, applauding them as they walked through, while the Welsh reciprocated with high fives, handshakes and hugs.

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For anyone looking for an example of what sport should be all about, here it is…