"I am certain that one day an African country will win the World Cup", he continued.
Probably still on a high following a historic victory, they made a decision to clean up after themselves in the stadium.
Sanchez, described as "one of Colombia's most important players" by national team manager Jose Pekerman, struck out a hand to block Shinji Kagawa's effort on the line and subsequently received the second fastest red card in World Cup history.
Senegal fans are seen in the crowd during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group H football match between Poland and Senegal at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on June 19, 2018.
"It was some 25 years ago that African countries regularly came just to be a part of the World Cup".
Despite being the first Asian team to defeat a South American side, the supporters of the blue samurai did not go overboard. Japan won 2-1 against Colombia and Senegal won 2-1 against Poland, but that is not all.
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This simple act of kindness has got the whole world celebrating Senegal.
Here are Senegalese fans collecting garbage after their match against Poland at Spartak Stadium in Moscow.
Grezegorz Krychowiak pulled back a goal in the 86th minute but Senegal help on for the win and opened the World Cup with a surprising victory just like they did in 2002.
Japan and Senegal meet in a Group H clash on Sunday and, judging from their behaviour earlier this week, the stadium could be left cleaner than it ever has been before. Senegal are tied for the group lead with Japan.Both have three points.
According to a translation of the video, the Colombian man filming the Japanese fans can be heard praising the nation's culture and scolding his own people for not following their example.