News Videos

Russian City Runs Out of Beer Due to Swedish World Cup Fans

OpsLens Video

Swedish fans had some massive celebrations after their team’s 1-0 victory over South Korea. This was their first World Cup victory in 12 years. According to one report, the city of Nizhny Novgorod essentially ran out of beer to serve the celebratory fans. Nizhny Novgorod was the city that hosted the match. Swedish fans have had a raucous start to their 2018 World Cup. The Swedes earned three points in their opening match against South Korea thanks to captain Andreas Granqvist. Judging by the videos of celebratory Swedish fans, the beer shortage had little impact on their ability to enjoy the victory. According to Business Insider some bars were low on supply even before the match kicked off. Sweden is set to play its second match of the group stage against Germany in Sochi on June 23.

The opinions expressed here by contributors are their own and are not the view of OpsLens which seeks to provide a platform for experience-driven commentary on today's trending headlines in the U.S. and around the world. Have a different opinion or something more to add on this topic? Contact us for guidelines on submitting your own experience-driven commentary.

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.

OpsLens Premium on CRTV.

Everywhere, at home or on the go.

SIGNUP NOW