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What started as a hunt for Mexican fans became a front row seat to one of the greatest street parties ever seen in South Africa as World Cup fever cranked up several notches on a sun-kissed afternoon in Johannesburg yesterday.
As I strolled the street looking for sombreros all I could find was a sea of green and gold as tens of thousands proud South Africans roared on their team, passing by in an open top bus.
“Good luck Bafana Bafana!”, “You can do it”, “Impossible is nothing”, read the signs as the blast of the vuvuzelas gave my ears a bashing.
I couldn’t hear much as at no point did the din subside, but I did witness some impromptu soccer skills from a local kid.