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Watch: Iceland's supporters singing beautiful ballad before Portugal match

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  • Supportive Icelander supporting their team during a match in Laugardalur, Reykjavík. Photo/Vilhelm 

Icelandic football fans have been on their best behaviour in France during Euro 2016 and gained international attention for their massive support and love of singing. Author and former football player Þorgrímur Þráinsson travelled to France with the Icelandic team and posted this fantastic video of Iceland’s supporters belting out the song ‘Ferðalok’, a gorgeous ballade made famous by the late Óðinn Valdimarsson.

Read more: Eight percent of Icelanders intends to attend to the 2016 UEFA European Championship in France

“Your support is appreciated and we are endlessly thankful. This would not have been possible without you,” Þorgrímur captioned the video.  

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