[VIDEO] Hero’s Welcome for Water Polo World Champs in Zagreb
- by croatiaweek
- in Sport
The Croatian water polo team have arrived home to a hero’s welcome on Sunday after being crowned the world champions last night in Budapest.
Croatia, led by coach Ivica Tucak, reclaimed the world title they last won in 2007 with a 9:6 victory over the hosts Hungary in the final of the 2017 FINA World Water Polo Championship on Saturday night.
Stigli su nam svjetski prvaci #barakude ?? pic.twitter.com/htAjxDrcL6
— Janica Kostelic (@janicak) July 30, 2017
The team was welcomed with a victory parade on Zagreb’s main square on Sunday evening.
Tambura musicians, bands, and DJs got the atmosphere going as the team arrived around 6 pm.
Earlier in the day, the team as the team waited to enter Croatia from Hungary they started to celebrate with the border police.