Ahead of Euro 2016, both Wales and Northern Ireland would probably have seen qualification for the knockout rounds as a good showing. Now, however, one of them is going to top that and reach the last eight.
Northern Ireland are back at a major tournament after a 30-year absence. As well as battling on the pitch, they've also had to fight to unite a divided fanbase.
Either that, or you’ll think the craic is truly mighty.