Croatia played Ireland today in their first match of Euro 2012. While watching, some amused themselves with geographical snark.
— A 2Machiavellian (@A2Mac) June 10, 2012
Others took quickly to the hashtag #croatianiseyourname and it is now trending.
#CroatianiseYourName omg whoever thought of this i love you okay
— hiatus rea (@ieroirwin) June 10, 2012
— Sebastjan Artič (@vanfranco) June 10, 2012
There is a first time for everything and Croatians take to it proudly.
#CroatianiseYourName is trending? I love my country.
— Alen Delic (@sjena444) June 10, 2012
#CroatianiseYourName is trending! makes me so proud…
— Roko Miocic (@rokomiocic) June 10, 2012
That proud moment when #CroatianiseYourName is trending and you're CROATIAN!!!! ♥
— mia ♡ (@LittleBubbleCat) June 10, 2012
Here are a few “Croatinised” names.
#CroatianiseYourName Louski Howardic
— Louis Howard (@LouisHoward_) June 10, 2012
#CroatianiseYourName jackivich boltuvatić
— Jack (@JackBolton18) June 10, 2012
Best name ever?
#CroatianiseYourName I'm Croatian and my name is Petra Vukovic and "ic" on end of ur surname doesn make it Croatian. Silly people:D
— Niall's irish balls♥ (@petra_vukovic) June 10, 2012
Croatia won the match!
— Tyler Green (@tylergreenFC) June 10, 2012
Kudos, Croatia! A win and a first time trending topic all in one day.
This business cleverly joins in on the hashtag action to pimp its services.
First step #CroatianiseYourName, Second step: Book your summer vacation in Dubrovnik, Croatia, Third step: Book our taxi service 😀
— Dubrovnik Taxi (@Dubrovnik_Taxi) June 10, 2012