Teary eyed Samurai Blue leave a thank you note in locker room

After an impressive but unsuccessful campaign, Japan's fans bow out with a clean up campaign.

Following their team's win, draw and loss in the group stages of the FIFA world cup and the tender exit Belgium dealt the Samurai Blue in a 3-2 round of 16 thriller.

But despite the heartache and the sadness at their World Cup elimination, the fans remained true to the morals and cleared up the stands before leaving – as they have done at each of their four games in Russia.

Ranked 61st, Japan had little plausible hopes of a successful FIFA 2018 campaign.

The benevolent nature displayed by the fans trickled through to the team who also left a tidied locker room along with a thank you note.

This article is adapted from the following:

https://ftw.usatoday.com/2018/07/japan-fans-clean-stadium-belgium-world-cup-fifa-round-of-16-loss

Images: www.independent.co.uk


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