Today in the world of Brazilian soccer, championship games were held in each state to determine the best teams of the land.
We live in the state of Sao Paulo, and we live very close to the city of Santos. Santos was one of the 2 finalists in the Sao Paulo state championship. People here have been going nuts all week, with street vendors selling giant flags, bars taking reservations for good seats, and bored young men performing random acts of hooliganism.
So Santos just won. I just put the camera up to the window and recorded for a few seconds. This is what the neighborhood sounds like after a big win:
I think it's funny how, for 90% of the year, residents of our town bitch and moan about Santos, about how driving there sucks, about how the people who live there are snobby (and how our town is so much more down to earth), about how everything is overpriced, etc, but when it comes to soccer, these same people would give their right arm (or, in most cases, their liver) for the city and its team.
Poor Alexandre was rooting for the other team. He is sooooo sad.