Croatian president wins hearts across the globe

Sports Desk, Arfin Shobuz, Staff Reporter, Dhaka Office: Croatis’s president has been praised on social media after her emotional response to her nation’s World Cup very last defeat towards France.

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic gained scores of admirers on Twitter as she embraced Croatia’s gamers following the 4-2 defeat to France in Moscow yesterday.

The politician, who turned into sitting in the stadium’s VIP phase, appeared tearful as she hugged Croatia’s star midfielder and captain Luka Modric.

Dressed in the crew’s red-and-white shirt, she whispered into his ear as he gathered the coveted Golden Ball award for the match’s excellent participant.

She stood along Russian leader Vladimir Putin and delighted French president Emmanuel Macron because the gamers were awarded their medals.

While Putin turned into surpassed an umbrella through aides, she stood soaked but smiling within the heavy rain, absolutely extremely joyful by using Croatia’s courageous showing.

Social media users praised her swish manner in spite of the aspect’s defeat.

One social media person stated: “The heartbroken Croatia president appears swish in defeat hugging every player!”

Another wrote: “The Croatian president is popping out of this because the winner. Football shirt, rain, crying, hair ruined, doesn’t deliver a rattling.”A 0.33 stated: “Nothing can replace the human contact.

Love the Croatian President. She stood inside the rain and hugged each unmarried player from every group.
“That turned into any such motivating element to do. France gained the sport but Croatia received the coronary heart.”

Even celebrities took to Twitter to praise Ms Grabar-Kitarovic.

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis tweeted: “Putin receives an umbrella. Beautiful presidents of Croatia and France get soaked!”

Author and journalist India Knight delivered: “I love the Croatian president hugging them all inside the rain. She seems extremely good.”Before the match kicked off in Moscow, the Croatian president said: “It doesn’t without a doubt rely if we win the gold or the silver.

“We’re on pinnacle of the sector. And I’m so happy with my state.”

Ms Grabar-Kitarovic, 50, attended all however one in every of Croatia’s knockout games at some stage in the match.

She changed into pressured to overlook the crew’s semi-final win over Gareth Southgate’s England facet to attend a Nato summit in Brussels.

Croatia’s gamers will get hold of a hero’s welcome when fly domestic to Zagreb later nowadays, notwithstanding missing out on the World Cup trophy.


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