People were extremely happy and celebrated in a festive atmosphere.

That's what AFP reporters witnessed on the night of May 22, when the Vietnamese men's football team had just won the historic match against Thailand and got the gold medal at the 31st SEA Games.

According to AFP, the football team successfully defended the championship at the 2019 SEA Games.

"The Vietnamese team overcame a difficult match in front of over 40,000 spectators at My Dinh Stadium," AFP wrote./.