WATCH: Iceland players welcomed home with incredible 'Viking' clap

The Nordic nation inspired the continent with their remarkable debut showing at Euro 2016 and were received at home by a massive crowd and their signature clap

Iceland stole the hearts of the continent as they marched to the Euro 2016 quarter-finals, but it was not just the players who inspired in France.

Having drawn with Portugal and beaten England as they made it to the last eight of their first-ever major competition, Iceland shocked many with their deserved progression.

Off the field, though, it was their fans who impressed with their hypnotic and exhilirating 'Viking' thunderclap.

The players and supporters came together in an incredible scene after their win over England and performed the impressive routine but that was nothing compared to the heroes' welcome that they received back in Reykjavik afterh their elimination at the hands of France on Sunday.

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A massive crowd gathered in the nation's capital to receive the players and, as the squad stood on stage, the drum started beating and the hands came together in a wonderful display of support for the team.