The cliffhanger between Germany and Ghana ended 2-2. The thrilling encounter witnessed goals from Dede Ayew and Asamoah Gyan for Ghana while Gotze and Miroslav Klose found the back of the net for Germany.
The ‘Long Walk to Freedom’ star, who was clearly glued to his TV set during the match, was brought up in the U.K. by his father Winston, who hails from Sierra Leone, and his Ghanaian mother, Eve.
Series of tweets from the actor monitored by Myjoyonline.com showed that he was clad in Ghana’s national colours while watching the game.
“#commentator voice “my flag being worn proudly tonight, as the Black stars take on Germany, it’s a moment of pride,” Idris Elba tweeted.
He added that: “#commentator voice “The atmosphere in Ghana is electric tonight, Accra is on Fire!!! with the anticipation”.
After the referee blew his whistle for the end of the match, Idris congratulated the team with a tweet in Twi.
“# Ghana fco ma y3 ad3 paa!!!” to wit Ghana you have done well.