Iceland’s final Euro 2016 Viking chant is mesmerising

They may have lost to hosts France 5-2 in the quarter-finals, but Iceland have won many, many new fans


Iceland’s phenomenal Euro 2016 run came to an end last night and they finished the whole thing off with their famous Viking chant.


Having sent England out of the tournament there was a definite fear that they could do the same to the hosts, but it wasn’t to be. A 5 – 2 defeat leaves France still in the tournament, while Iceland head home.

But while Iceland leave, their success in this year’s tournament will live on, as will their echoing chant.


Here, for the final time in the tournament, are the fans and players roaring together: