Even after they were booted out of the World Cup, the Japanese national football team gave us a lesson in grace. The good sportsmanship is another example of how Japan — players and fans — have earned the admiration of everyone at the games in Russia. This is my favourite moment of the World Cup so far; Japan fans picking up litter after their victory vs Columbia. The lessons in life we can take from the game. Need further proof the Japanese players have the kind of manners that would make your parents want to invite them around for a holiday meal? Japanese players bow to their supporters after the heartbreaking loss to Belgium. Skip to content. This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated.
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"locker room" translation into Japanese
The Samurai Blue were eliminated in a heartbreaker on Monday, but their actions after the game scored a win. But the crushing defeat by Belgium didn't stop the Japanese national team from cleaning their locker room until it was spotless, and leaving behind a note thanking Russia for hosting them. A tweet from sports correspondent Tancredi Palmeri showing Japan's immaculate locker room and a one-word thank you note has gone viral, with more than 12, likes and 6, retweets as of Tuesday morning. And in the middle, have left a message to Russia: "Spasibo" Thank you ". Amazing from Japan. This is how they left the changing room after losing v Belgium: cleaned it all. Japan's fans have been praised for staying after every game of the tournament, even Monday's heartbreaking loss, and cleaning up the stadium. Wrote one Twitter user, "I love this! I'm not just appreciating the fact that they cleaned, but the fact that they stayed true to their values despite the disappointing situation they had just faced. I'm forced to ask myself, do I still upload my values even when I'm going through my worst moments?
J apan suffered a devastating loss against Belgium in the knock-out round of the World Cup , after leading the game with just 25 minutes remaining in the second half. The shocking loss meant Japan was out of the soccer competition and headed home. Before they left, though, the heartbroken team showed an impressive display of good sportsmanship and even better manners. On the field, the team respectfully bowed to their opponents. They then filed into the locker room to change. But before they departed, they left the room completely spotless and even left a thank you note in Russian for their hosts, The Independent reports. As they left the stadium, the devastated football fans took the time to clean up all trash in the Rostov-on-Don soccer arena, leaving virtually no trace of their time there. Sports Illustrated notes that the Senegalese fans cleaned up their sections during the tournament, too.