Reports have emerged that English football fans sought out French models on pornography sites to alleviate their frustration after losing to France in the quarter-finals at the World Cup in Qatar.

England was eliminated after losing 1-2 in the quarterfinals of the 2022 Qatar World Cup against France held at the Alkhor Albaite Stadium in Qatar on the 11th (Korean time).

England, which was mentioned as a candidate for the title by showing good performances in the group stage and round of 16, showed equal performance against defending champions France, but in the 29th minute of the second half, Harry Kane missed a decisive penalty kick to equalize the score when they were drawn 1-2. failed and lost

England, which was aiming for the first championship in 56 years since the 1966 World Cup in England, had to commit to the next tournament. 

In the midst of this, it was reported that England fans overcame their frustration in a somewhat unusual way at the news of the national team’s elimination. 

The Daily Star, a British media outlet, reported on the 16th that “after England lost to France in the quarterfinals of the World Cup, the number of views on a pornography site increased remarkably.” 

The Daily Star continued, “They shifted their focus from the World Cup quarterfinals to adult content after Kane missed a penalty.” 

According to reports, the number of visitors to an adult website soared on December 11, exceeding 49% of the daily average within a few hours after the England-France match.

In particular, the Daily Star announced that the popularity of French models soared, saying, “Traffic for models using French increased by 57%, but people were not in the mood to donate (to the model).”