A video that depicts the very moment when Eric Dier scored the final spot kick that secured England’s victory over Colombia and advancement to the quarter finals on an Emirates flight has gone viral. Uploaded on July 4 by Laddawan Cherry Kateanan, the video has surpassed 2.2 million views on social media.
In the footage, passengers are seeing reacting to the final kick and kicking off celebrations on the flight.
Over the course of the FIFA World Cup, the Dubai-based career has been screening all live matches across 170 of its aircraft, through the Sport 24 and Sport 24 Extra channels on its ICE system.
Emirates is scheduled to stream the upcoming semi-finals matches, which will be France vs Belgium on the 10 July at 22:00, followed by England vs Croatia on 11 July at 22:00. The final match of the FIFA World Cup will be broadcast on 15 July at 19:00.
In addition to streaming the FIFA World Cup, the airline has made several other top sporting events available via their onboard entertainment system. This includes Wimbledon, the NBA finals, The US Open golf championship and the Premier League.