Japan's biggest mark on the World Cup may have been its historic victory over Colombia. Or, if you're really sentimental, it's this:
This was Japan’s dressing room after heart breaking injury-time defeat by Belgium. They left it spotless... and even a note saying ‘thank you’ in Russian. #sweepthedecks https://t.co/91dF07qpXw pic.twitter.com/RTXB4ChHhO
— Training Ground Guru (@ground_guru) July 3, 2018
Yes, after Belgium cleaned up in Monday's Round of 16 game against Japan, the losing team cleaned up its locker room. Japan's class act even extended to its fans, who notably stayed behind after the team's victory over Colombia and loss on Monday to clean up the stands.
— Football Stands (@TheFootyStands) July 3, 2018
If you weren't crying when Japan was eliminated, you better be now. Kathryn Krawczyk