Simona Halep gets crazy welcome in Bucharest: 15,000 people were there!

At the football stadium, fans thank Halep for the emotions they lived through French Open win

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Simona Halep gets crazy welcome in Bucharest: 15,000 people were there!

Amazing welcome for Simona Halep in Romania, her country, two days after winning her first Grand Slam at the French Open. More than 15,000 people were at the Bucharest football stadium on Monday evening to show their excitement for Halep, the first Romanian Major winner in 40 years. 'I want to thank Romania for everything it has given me so far. I hope this trophy is the beginning of a new generation of champions. I don't want to leave this scene, it's too beautiful. Thank you and my heart is with you', the world No. 1 said.