A number of clips capturing the post-match clean-up, after the majority of fans had left the stadium, were posted and shared on social media, earning the Japanese supporters widespread praise and high fives from the few remaining Colombia supporters, sporting the nation's striking yellow colours.
The accomplished Cisse, led Senegal to the World Cup quarter-finals in 2002 as the team's captain.
Japan soccer fans are pictured ahead of a match against Colombia in the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, on June 19, 2018.
That's what the BBC is reporting about fans of "Samurai Blue", the Japanese national soccer team that beat Colombia's players 2-1 Tuesday in Russian Federation.
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Senegal fans were also spotted on cleaning duty after they defeated Poland 2-1 at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, the other game in Group H. Supporters of the Lions of Teranga were filmed collecting trash and piling it up at collection points to make life easier for cleaning staff.
Watch the Senegal fans tidy up after themselves here.
"I think it's a wonderful thing that the World Cup brings so many nations and people together and get to learn and exchange these kinds of things", Japan-based football journalist Scott McIntyre told the BBC.
For the Japanese fans, the act isn't certainly an isolated one.
North said the fans take pride in showing others that they clean up and are respectful outside their country.