Watch: Samoa fans create crazy atmosphere ahead of World Cup final

Samoa fans. PA Images.

Supporters have been creating an electrifying atmosphere Down Under as Samoa feature in their first-ever World Cup final on Saturday afternoon at Old Trafford. 

Matt Parish’s side become the first-ever tier two side to make a final, while the Kangaroos have claimed 11 titles and look to go back-to-back-to-back.

Journalist @whatsdoinmedia has been sharing the amazing atmospheres Down Under, with plenty of Samoa fans and flags. 

It has been reported that fans have been parading since early hours with excitement for their big day.

The Rock delivers emotional message to Samoa ahead of World Cup final

Support also came from Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson, who shared a five-minute video on social media with an emotional message.

The Rock spoke of the pride in his Samoan heritage during a powerful speech to his 348 million followers on Instagram as he urged the Pacific Island minnows to use “grit” and seize the opportunity to create a legacy.

“When I think about legacy, I think about my grandfather, I think about my dad, the soul man Rocky Johnson,” he said.

“I think about my grandparents. All my ancestors, all your ancestors. Our ancestors are watching.”

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About Josh McAllister 2111 Articles
Journalist. Joined the Love Rugby League team full time at the start of 2022 having been a freelance reporter for several years. Previously media manager for Swinton and Rochdale.

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