Iceland, which tied Hungary for first place with five Group F points but took the No. 2 spot because of goal differential, will play England in the round of 16 on Monday afternoon at 3 p.m. EDT.
Okay, so Reykjavik isn’t exactly Cleveland right now — the crowd gathered for the Cavs’ victory parade Wednesday almost certainly dwarfed Iceland’s entire population — but still, this is good celebrating.
That’s half of Iceland’s population. Another 8 percent — approximately 27,000 people, according to the Associated Press — bought Euro 2016 tickets, forming what has come to be known as the Blue Wall. Not bad for a country with a population about the size of Riverside, Calif., or Corpus Christi, Tex.
Also, this is a very good Twitter feed: