Samurai Blue welcomed like a hero upon his return to Japan from the World Cup in Qatar

The Japan national football team returned home on Wednesday, surprising the world with group stage victories over Germany and Spain at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. reaching the 1/8 finals on penalties to Croatia.

Samurai Blue manager Hajime Moriyasu and captain Maya Yoshida, along with other players such as Ritsu Doan and Junya Ito, were greeted by a huge crowd at Narita Airport in Chiba Prefecture.

Some Japanese players from Europe have returned to their clubs.

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