This is the first time the Kabaddi World Cup was held in Pakistan, we just weren’t the hosts this time, we were the winners too!
The tournament was eight-day long with matches in Lahore, Faisalabad, Kartarpur and Nankana Sahib. And teams that participated included India, Iran, Canada, Australia, United States, Sierra Leone and Kenya! And as the news broke, people were congratulating and cheering for the team all over social media!
PM Imran Khan congratulated the team on winning their first World Cup:
Congratulations to the Pakistan Kabbadi team for winning the Kabbadi World Cup after defeating India.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) February 17, 2020
It was a close win!
Game Changing moment of today's epic encounter.
This video shows the level of commitment and sheer briliance from Pakistani defender which changed the fate of whole match by the grace of Almighty Allah SWT. #KabaddiWC2020#KabaddiWorldCup2020 pic.twitter.com/xFTXTca0qL pic.twitter.com/DWPBiZnoUA
— Muhammad Sami (@SamiAqurious) February 17, 2020
Congratulations were pouring in:
Bhaaaai waaaah!! Congratulations to the team and to Pakistan! #KabaddiWorldCup2020 #PakistanZindabad 🎉🎉🇵🇰🇵🇰 https://t.co/ZifavuVCZR
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) February 16, 2020
And here comes our 5th World Championship sport: Kabbadi! Cha gey boys. Congrats to every Pakistani all over the world ❤️ #PakistanZindabad 🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/6VxrOqL2rb
— Shoaib Malik 🇵🇰 (@realshoaibmalik) February 16, 2020
Pakistan wins the Kabaddi World Cup 2020 after a thrilling final with India in Lahore ! 🇵🇰 PAKISTAN ZINDABAD 💚 #KabaddiWorldCup2020
— Asim Azhar (@AsimAzharr) February 16, 2020
Congratulations Pakistan on winning the Kabaddi World Cup after winning a closely fought FINAL against India in Lahore. Loved the Punjabi commentary. #KabaddiWC2020
— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad) February 16, 2020
Congratulations Pakistan on winning the #KabbadiWorldCup2020 against India pic.twitter.com/BKesWYOGBs
— Murtaza Ali Shah (@MurtazaViews) February 16, 2020
Congratulations #Pakistani Team on WINNING #KabaddiWorldCup – beating India in the Final Match today! 💜
Let's applaud & appreciate our boys, the way we would've done, going CRAZYYY, had it been "Cricket"
😍😂😍#Pakistan #KabbadiWorldCup2020#KabaddiWC2020 #PakistanZindabad 🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/0980VcCJoi
— Maleeha Hashmey (@MaleehaHashmey) February 16, 2020
Congratulations to the Pakistan Kabaddi team for winning the #KabaddiWorldCup2020.👏🏆❤️👍
Champions 🇵🇰 #PakistanZindabad🏆 pic.twitter.com/NIRYm7FpwG
— Syed Nasir Hussain Shah (@SyedNasirHShah) February 16, 2020
Waqayi maza agaya!
So against all the odds presenting You the World Kabbadi 2020 Champions
Maza agya😘😘 At the end of first half they were 6 points behind and ended up winning the World cup ! Surely the Unpredictables for a reason ! 😍🤞#ApniMittiApnaKhel #KabbadiWorldCup2020 pic.twitter.com/EOQiRlToVd
— Abdul Samad Khurshid (@Dr_ask183) February 16, 2020
People were living for the commentary!
This commentary is more entertaining than the Match itself. #KabbadiWorldCup2020
— Taimoor Zaman (@taimoor_ze) February 16, 2020
Well you gotta root for that punjabi commentary too.#KabbadiWorldCup2020 https://t.co/JlLsF9vJMk
— Ayesha Siddiqa (@Ayesha_17197) February 16, 2020
People were excited for the win:
Hamari chote chote khushya😍
I want to say thank u Pakistan 🇵🇰I love u ❤️😭#KabaddiWC2020 #Kabbadi pic.twitter.com/fHIAAhDYEm
— Mushtaqkhan (@MushtaaqMk) February 17, 2020
It was an absolute full house:
#KabbadiWorldCup #KabbadiWorldCup2020 #kabbadi
Live from stadium pic.twitter.com/SvTtpM7BOa
— راشد مقصود (@RashadMaqsood) February 16, 2020
Jo baat hai!
Aur bhi dukh hain zama ay mien mohabbat ki siwa
Khel aur bhi hain cricket k siwa
Congratulations Pakistan. #KabbadiWorldCup2020 #KabaddiWC2020 #PakistanZindabad https://t.co/3LmJ0cuxjo
— Ch. Muhammad Ali (@cmali262) February 16, 2020
We’re a nation so full of love:
Scene during final of #KabaddiWorldCup2020.
Pakistanis respect each other no matter the religion. And this shot of commentary box speak a million words.
This is Pakistan you could never be like, India. #PakistanZindabad pic.twitter.com/Bt2MgxrFpM
— Sohail A. 🌐 (@SohailAnwer) February 16, 2020
People who attended the match were sharing what the atmosphere looked like and it was insane!
I don't have the words to describe the excitement and energy I witnessed at Punjab Stadium today. Unreal scenes!!!#KabbadiWorldCup2020 #Kabaddi pic.twitter.com/S2ZVlOie9L
— Sarmad Nasir Butt (@sarmadnasirbutt) February 16, 2020
THIS IS WHAT HALF TIME LOOKS LIKE AT A KABADDI MATCH!#KabaddiWC2020 #KabaddiWorldCup #KabbadiWorldCup2020 #Kabaddi pic.twitter.com/Hr7vYwton4
— Sarmad Nasir Butt (@sarmadnasirbutt) February 16, 2020
Congratulations, #Pakistan for winning The Kabaddi World Cup 2020! We need to refine our Stoppers, but our Raiders are the best in the world! Finally, a title to our name!#KabbadiWorldCup2020 pic.twitter.com/QsSBB6khHf
— khan pakistan (@Shaikhm16) February 16, 2020
Well, karma is real:
Is trophy py sirf PAKISTAN ka haq hai ab. I still remember when India beat Pakistan because Referees were biased. It kinda broke hearts of me and many sporting fans but today In Pakistan, in front of home crowd, Indeed Allah had better plans for us.#KabbadiWorldCup2020 #kabaddi pic.twitter.com/BY095APxod
— Fawad Tariq (@SF_Tariq) February 16, 2020
They deserve it:
Congrats to Pakistan for Winning the #KabbadiWorldCup2020 . We are all very proud of our players . I urge Federal Sports Minister Respected #DrFehmidaMirza to Honour them also @ShezrehMirza
— Dewan Sachal (@essel1) February 16, 2020
22 World Cups For Pakistan ❤#KabaddiWC2020 #PakistanZindabad#KabaddiWC2020 pic.twitter.com/5OIb3IPx9m
— ہیر وارث شاہ تراکھڑی (@sum4mem) February 17, 2020
People were also thanking the Indian team for coming to Pakistan:
Congratulations team pakistan 🇵🇰 n thanks team india for coming to pakistan despite of not getting clearance from Indian government. #KabaddiWC2020 pic.twitter.com/XUqK2fGHzB
— Faizan Khan (@Faizankhan1995) February 16, 2020
The celebrations were crazy!
Time to celebrate 🕺🏽🕺🏽#Pakistan Zindabad 🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰#KabbadiWorldCup2020 Champions!!!! pic.twitter.com/IMytZVvmwX
— جہانزیب (@Jhanzaib_S) February 16, 2020
Ek dum waqt badal diya, halaat badal diye 😂
No doubt best and match turning point of the match !#KabbadiWorldCup2020 #KabaddiWorldCup #Kabaddi pic.twitter.com/31LUKvmUU2
— Aabi (@itsaabii) February 16, 2020
The winning moment:
Hero of kabaddi world cup 2020 #KabaddiWC2020 pic.twitter.com/UcQpfceV2B
— PAKISTAN SUPER LEAUGE (@PTV_SPORTS_PSL5) February 17, 2020
Haha, the win was fantastic!
Congratulations to team pakistan on winning the Kabaddi worldcup
You all are the champions
Proud of you all
The win is fantastic😂❤
— Azalfa Qureshi (@AzalfaQ) February 17, 2020
May our Flag 🇵🇰 forever wave!!#KabbadiWorldCup2020 pic.twitter.com/eW4eBTFC5u
— Syeda Nain Abidi (@SyedaNain18) February 16, 2020
Many were throwing shade on the losing team:
india lost Final#KabaddiWC2020 pic.twitter.com/2TzBekj3k2
— Saifi (@nomikkings) February 16, 2020
February is very Unlucky for india.
Fantastic Tea ☕
Fantastic kabaddi worldcup final 🕺#KabaddiWC2020 pic.twitter.com/BMRivTBNov
— پیارے جی (@pyare_gee) February 16, 2020
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