Chin Up, English Football Players, You Can Go Whale Watching In Iceland For Free
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Here’s to hoping the one cure for the biting sting of incredible defeat is the crisp, cold air that greets you on a whale watching excursion, because there are 23 free tickets awaiting England’s football squad.
That’s the same squad that was just dismissed by the world football juggernaut Iceland, which entered the Euro Cup tournament like a hammer-wielding god ready for action.
Despite the long odds, Iceland has found itself in the quarterfinals against France thanks to an upsetting victory over England.
The Guardian reports there is some good news for Three Lions players who need a bit of a pick-me-up following the national sporting tragedy.
According to the report, Husavik’s North Sailing offered free tickets to the very athletes its country ousted from the prestigious tournament.
While draped in misery and embarrassment, the English football stars do have quite a sweet deal at the moment.
Icelandic fans are not about to pass up a perfect opportunity to flaunt England's misery for at least a few days.
The above post even offered some Brexit bullying: “(It) must be hard to (lose) against the smallest nation that has ever taken part in a championship, but to look on the bright side, they just won 23 tickets to go whale watching in beautiful Husavik. Given recent Brexit we also assumed they would prefer a non-EU destination. While England now is leaving Europe, we are all going to France on Sunday.”
There are many things you can do to get your mind off something like defeat. But instead of flirting with various amnesia-inducing activities, consider visiting Iceland.
It’s beauty and playful whales will have you in a much better mood. Still, this has to be the most painful way to save a buck ever imagined.
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