Fan runs up to Cristiano Ronaldo when he leaves pitch in a match vs Lithuania
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England and Lithuania fans fighting in Vilnius before the game
Football is the second sport in Lithuania where basketball is the most popular sport. The former Soviet republic made their entrance as an independent football nation in 1992. In the qualification for the Euro 2004, Lithuania held Germany to a 1-1 draw in Germany and won against Scotland. In the qualification for the Euro 2008 they played away to the 2006 World Cup winners Italy and drew 1-1 as well as beating Romania 3-0 in Lithuania in another shock performance.