A GROUP of France supporters heading to see their nation tackle Hungary final week as a substitute watched it 518 MILES AWAY after complicated Bucharest with Budapest.
Les Bleus maintained prime spot in Euro 2020 Group F regardless of being held to a 1-1 draw on Saturday due to Antoinne Griezmann’s equaliser.
The match in Hungary was performed in entrance of a jam-packed crowd – nonetheless there have been six empty seats after a gang of French followers who had tickets for the sport wrongly travelled to Romania as a substitute.
Romanian newspaper Jurnalul National claims the group didn’t really realise their mistake till they bought downtown within the capital and started ingesting.
The group, who work collectively for a pc firm, didn’t recognise both the Romanian flags nor the language spoken by the officers on the airport.
And so they additionally noticed some Ukrainian followers – who they wrongly believed to be Hungarian supporters – who have been within the metropolis to see their workforce play on Monday in opposition to Austria.
One of many males mentioned: “We thought they have been Hungarian followers going to the sport and we adopted them, pondering that as they have been from the town they knew the way in which to the stadium.
“We now have to study extra about Europe.”
The French followers finally found their large mistake after following the Ukrainian supporters to the previous city of Bucharest the place they finally watched the sport on TV.
Nevertheless, it appears Bucharest has now actually grown on them as they’ve determined to remain there to observe France vs Portugal within the remaining group stage conflict tonight.
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If they win to finish top of the group, then Didier Deschamps’ side will play their round of 16 game on June 28 in Bucharest.
And the group vowed to get a ticket and attend if that was the case.
It comes after six Croatia fans hired a private plane to take them to Scotland for the clash with Czech Republic last Friday – only for them to watch it in Prague instead.
Sebastian Jagic Njare, his brother Simo and friends Domagoj Raljevic and Luka Vojvodic decided that the game was a must-see.
And after securing match tickets, they then decided to book a private jet to fly them from Zemun Airport on Friday morning for the showdown.
But after travelling to Serbia and enjoying a smooth take off, things hit a snag once they arrived in Scotland and were denied entry.
And amazingly they ended up watching the game with their rival supporters 1,178 MILES AWAY!
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