„Football fans share a universal language that cuts across many cultures and many personality types. A serious football fan is never alone. We are legion, and football is often the only thing we have in common“
by Hunter S. Thompson
The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup will take place in the summer of 2018 in Russia.There is no bigger sporting event on earth than football's quadrennial international championship, which draws more television viewers than even the Olympic Games and for Croatia there is no bigger sporting event on earth when Croatia gets more football fans of Croatian team during this World Championship than Croatia has citizens.
The Croatian football fans organize themselves in various fan groups such as the Torcida (Hajduk), Bad Blue Boys (Dinamo), Armada (Rijeka), Kohorta (Osijek), etc., but during the Championships, all of them are fans of the Croatian team and sure enough, they find the strength to show their support and cheer for Croatian football players, „Vatreni“.
You can feel the spirit of supporting when Croatian fans' songs are tuned in to warm the crowd up from the last 20 years get blasted from the stadium system and fans sing as well too. Emotional vibes overfill stadiums. Fans are proud to support their favourite football players with songs everwhere, not only on stadiums. After spectacular games, streets are overcrowded with „red&white chess“ (kockicama) T-shirts, flags, hats and popular anthems are in the air!
According to the last voting on the official page of Croatian Football Assosiation for UEFA European Championship in 2016 in France, Croatian fans, total 27352 votes, scaled 10 the best songs and chose the tune „Lijepa li si“ by Thompson & Friends. This tune was selected as the official fans song at the UEFA EURO 2016 in France.
Here are our TOP 5 Croatian Football Fans' songs of all time. Listen up and share your supporting vibes for Croatian football team anywhere where Croatian football players will have a game. Tag your pictures and/or video!
1. Lijepa li si – Thompson & Friends
2. Neka Pati Koga Smeta – Baruni
3. Srce Vatreno – Zaprešić boys
4. Samo Je Jedno – Connect & Zaprešić boys
5. Malo nas je al nas ima – Boris Novković & Dino Dvornik
Do you want to hear more fans' songs, check this link and enjoy! Learn songs, follow the Croatian football team in Russia in 2018 and everywhere later and be a part of big brotherhood of fans of Croatian football team! Croatia full of life!