‘Thousands of Croatians celebrated their team’s dramatic win against Denmark on penalties to reach the World Cup quarter-finals’.
The Tportal website, said, “Croatia in a crazy drama broke Denmark with penalties and progressed to the quarter-finals, Subasic hero of the match! Subasic, who saved three penalties, was a hero, while Ivan Rakitic scored the decisive penalty”.
AFP reported, “Subasic saved us! He was an absolute hero of this tough match! Fran Peric, 20, who watched the match in Zagreb”.
The Sportske Novosti paper posted,”Subasic defends three penalties and leads ‘Fiery Ones. Croatia can match the achievements of the 1998 team, who reached the semi-finals if they beat Russia in Sochi on Saturday”.
Goalkeeper Danijel Subasic was the hero, saving three spot-kicks after the match finished 1-1 following extra time. Fans were dressed in Croatia’s red-and-white shirts, singing patriotic songs, lighting flares and waving Croatian flags, watched the match live on giant screens throughout the country and celebrated the 3-2 win on penalties.