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Iceland Vs. Austria: The View From A Reykjavík Living Room

Iceland Vs. Austria: The View From A Reykjavík Living Room

Published June 23, 2016

For the epic occasion of Iceland Vs. Austria at Euro 2016, we asked regular Grapevine illustrator Lóa (and the fastest pencil in the west… of Iceland) to quickdraw some match commentary for our Instagram.

She, of course, did us proud. Combined for you below is Lóa’s view of the nail-biting game, as seen from her family’s living room.

My family right about now! #em #emísland #rvkgrapevine

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An early save from Hannes!

My mom likes our goalie (she's watching soccer for the first time) #livefeed #rvkgrapevine #emísland #em

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It was getting tense…

Stress-eating #em #emísland #rvkgrapevine #livefeed

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Then out of nowhere, a goal for Iceland!

YAS! Sad Austrian. #em #emísland #rvkgrapevine #livefeed

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Face paints all round!

This really happened. My sister is very convincing. #livefeed #rvkgrapevine #emísland #em

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Hannes strikes again in the game of his life…

My mother's favorite player. #em #emísland #rvkgrapevine #livefeed

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Much to the frustration of Austria’s manager.

Marcel Koller shocked and appalled. #em #emísland #rvkgrapevine #livefeed

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A half time look at football fashion…

Halftime: Football Fashion! Woah! #livefeed #rvkgrapevine #emísland #em

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Nooo! Austria strike back!

GADDDDDDEEEEEMMMMIIIITTT! #livefeed #rvkgrapevine #emísland #em

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Distraction tactics.

My kid trying to get my attention with a comic book. He's afraid I've gone over to the dark-side. #em #emísland #rvkgrapevine #livefeed

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The yellow cards start to flow…

Damn straight sir! #livefeed #rvkgrapevine #emísland #em

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Mobile hydration opportunities.

Loads of waterbottles. "Interesting" #livefeed #rvkgrapevine #emísland #em

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Remember this huge clash of heads?

Oooouf! (My son is helping me, notice the turqouise lines) #em #emísland #rvkgrapevine #livefeed

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The game approaches its conclusion… will it be another draw?

#livefeed #rvkgrapevine #emísland #em

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So many feels.

Main emotions #em #emísland #rvkgrapevine #livefeed

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AAAA! ICELAND WIN!

Oh my god! What just happened? Thanks for hanging out ❤️ Lóa #livefeed #rvkgrapevine #emísland #em

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