Why Can’t We Be Like These Japanese Fans Who Cleaned Up After Winning?
This is what you call a clean win
Japan unexpectedly beat Colombia 2-1 in their first game of the World Cup partly due to some enterprising football and partly because the South Americans had to play the whole game 10v11 because a demon possessed Colombian defender Carlos Sanchez to block a goalbound shot with his hand:
Japan achieved a famous win: the first Asian triumph over a South American team in basically forever. But the real tearjerker for many came after the match, when the Blue Samurai fans acted typically Japanese and began cleaning up their trash. A Colombian fan recorded the aftermath with some added profound thoughts (helpfully subtitled here)
Meanwhile, the last viral example of Pinoys at sporting events is probably those photos of how we create epic mounds of trash during fun runs:
The Japanese aren’t all saints—they are the land of hentai, misogyny, and highly-advanced sex toys after all—but their disclipine is something we should try to copy, even if it is just something as simple as picking up after ourselves.