‘EURO 2016’ VIDEO: NI and Poland fans mix at Bannview barbecue

A special barbecue at Bannview on Sunday provided the perfect example of the spirit of friendship within the football family.

A chat between Gerald Black - the long-time owner of the Portadown guesthouse - and resident Poland-born Lucasz Belter led to a barbecue and screening of Sunday’s football.

Football fans from multiple nationalities enjoying Sunday's barbecue at Bannview before kick-off in the Northern Ireland game with Poland.

Football fans from multiple nationalities enjoying Sunday's barbecue at Bannview before kick-off in the Northern Ireland game with Poland.

Lucasz’ hope was to use the match between Northern Ireland and Poland as an opportunity for an exchange of cultures and to strengthen links between the two nationalities.