This past summer, the country of Iceland captured our hearts during EURO 2016. They weren’t ever supposed to get out of group play, but indeed made it out, and were even a threat at times. One of the more memorable aspects of their run was the chant that they did after the game with their fans. Well it looks like the iconic chant has found a new home.
Iceland has been kind enough to share the chant with the Minnesota Vikings, and have given this very cool tradition a new home in the “Land of 10,000 lakes”.
The video is obviously great; the problem lies with the participation of American fans that may be more worried about Twitter than fan engagement.
Pretty weak. The potential is there for fans to grab this by the horns (pun intended) and make this into one of the better fan experiences in the league. The NFL — for all of its money — is without a lot of cool traditions that make other sports tick.
I wouldn’t expect the “Skol” chant to go away anytime soon, as the team is fully on board with this idea.
The Vikings have a new stadium and a successful football team. If this chant catches on, they may need to find room on the Vikings’ bandwagon, because I’m hopping aboard.