Euro 2016: Hungary to face Belgium for quarter-final place

Gábor Király's baggy trousers become surprise hit with Hungary's football fans

Thousands of Hungarian footbal fans filled Freedom Square in central Budapest last night to celebrate their exciting 3 - 3 draw with Portugal, and secure a place in the last 16.

It has been described by many as the best match of the Euro 2016 championships so far, and fans are already preparing to celebrate again as Hungary face Belgium on Sunday for a place in the quarter-finals.

Playing in their first major tournament in 44 years, Hungary have amazed many by ending up top of Group F and are game favorites for a win over Belgium on Sunday.

The Hungarian team played extremely well last night, which saw them compete at the highest levels of international football.

A surprise outcome from last night's game is that Hungarians are now going crazy for the grey tracksuit bottoms worn by the national team's goalkeepeer, Gábor Király.

Copying Király, at 40 the oldest player in the tournament's history, has become one of the acts of pride for a country that has reached the last 16 in its first major tournament since the 1986 World Cup.

Schoolkids, actors and television presenters have all been donning Király trousers, while a special "go to work in tracksuit bottoms" Facebook page was set up to support the team ahead of their final group game against Portugal.

Employees at branches of a British supermarket chain in Budapest are wearing them and other shops plan to follow suit. Staff at the British embassy in the capital have also joined in.

Király started wearing his baggy trousers during a run of games in the harsh winter of 1996.

"I'm not a top model, my job is defending, it's both a physical and psychological thing, I don't feel comfortable without them," he told AFP in an interview before Euro 2016.