Polite Japan Fans Clean Stadium After World Cup Win

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Senegal, who are managed by the only black coach at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, became the first African team to get a win in Russian Federation.

Senegal will take on Colombia next but those obsessed with cleanliness probably can't wait until their final group game against Japan where both teams will be looking to out polite each other in the stands.

Aliou Cisse was captain of the famous Senegal side that shocked the world in 2002 by beating France, the winners of the World Cup in 1998. In the 2014 World Cup, Samurai Blue supporters brought big trash bags with them for use after the match with Colombia in Recife, Brazil.

"This is my favorite moment of the World Cup so far; Japan fans picking up litter after their victory vs. Colombia".

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"You often hear people say that football is a reflection of culture", he said.

Their actions touched the hearts of the world on social media as they were praised for their efforts and representing the game in a positive light.

Japan's Yuya Osako (second right) celebrates after scoring their second goal during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group H against Colombia at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk. "An important aspect of Japanese society is making sure that everything is absolutely clean and that's the case in all sporting events", McIntyre explained. Senegal's victory made them the only African team to win in the first round of matches. The Lions of Teranga's next match is against Japan on 24 June.

Thus far, the World Cup has been hard to predict, with some of the best teams falling to underdogs and confounding the experts.