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‘France won the game, Peru won our hearts’ – Twitter grieves over Los Incas World Cup exit (PHOTOS)

  ‘France won the game, Peru won our hearts’ – Twitter grieves over Los Incas World Cup exit (PHOTOS)

France secured the win thanks to a first-half goal from teenager Kylian Mbappe, which was enough to book Les Bleus a place in the knockout stages with two wins from two games, sending Peru packing without a registering a point their two Group C matches.

The Peruvians have been a popular presence in Russia, with their masses of fans being the life and soul of the party wherever they have gone.  

READ MORE: France through to World Cup last 16 after knocking out crowd favorites Peru

After their World Cup exit was confirmed with one game still left to play, the Twitterati shed a collective tear.



Pride seemed to be the overriding emotion for many Peruvians, as their team were knocked out of the tournament but had their heads held high at their first World Cup in 36 years.  



Others turned to memes to express themselves after the Peruvians were sent packing.  

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