One final Iceland HÚ! from football fans in Reykjavik

What do you do when your national football team loses 5-2 in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016? Cry? Shout? Smash windows?

Not Iceland!

After the final whistle blew yesterday, the assembled crowd in central Reykjavik got together to perform one last massive synchronised Viking clap, which has become Iceland’s trademark the world over in recent weeks.

Watch and learn as Icelanders say goodbye to the magnificent sporting adventure in their own inimitable way.

Video: Síminn


Light rain


6 °C



3 °C



6 °C

Exchange rates

USD USD 123.23 EUR EUR 140.20
GBP GBP 155.95 DKK DKK 18.78
NOK NOK 14.41 SEK SEK 13.59
CHF CHF 124.24 JPY JPY 1.09
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.