After the referee’s final whistle, the Rijeka players and the coaching staff ran to each other to embrace. As the fans’ song echoed from the stands, the dream became reality.
Rijeka became the fourth Croatian club, after Zagreb, Dinamo, and Hajduk, to win the championship title.
The moment that generations of Rijeka fans were waiting for finally arrived – they ran towards the lawn when the referee’s final whistle blew.
The players headed towards the presidential skybox where they led the grand celebration.