In more balanced game this World Cup so far, Brazil and Portugal showed that they are the favorites.
There were many opportunities to score goals but , sadly the fans were left in agony with attempts in the penalty area.
and Luis Fabiano were the stars of the game, not counting the expression of pain from , who most certainly struggled in the game, taking into consideration his back injury.
But the feeling of watching the game today, for me, had more to do with where I was.
Alternatively stadiums and private places, the fans are a great option for watching the games without spending a Rand.
FIFA Fan Fest is an enclosed space where one has a screen, tents, food and beverages, mini soccer field and other attractions. In Cape Town there are two such spaces.
One, where watched the game, is on Grand Parade, downtown, in the midst of Table Mountain (postcard of the city) to the Castle of Good Hope (Castle of Good Hope) and the town hall, where , 14 years ago, made his first speech after leaving prison.
With this stunning scenery, the game itself does not inteiramante the limelight.
The audience for FIFA Fan Fest in Cape Town most certainly resembles that of a big rock concert.
FIFA 16 available spaces between the citizens who are receiving games.
For the opening match of the Cup, for example, 400 000 people were present in the Fan Fests, across the country. For the match between Brazil and Portugal, Grand Parade recebeuquase its maximum capacity of 25 thousand people.
The safety and organization of the FIFA Fan Fest become the reason for this demand. At the entrance, all are inspected, just as in stadiums. Inside, no fights or attacks.
The fans mingle and even babes in arms are comfortable.
"The mother city", or "mother city", as is known, has added another show. Beyond the Green Point Stadium, which has one of the best infrastructures in the world, fans who did not achieve a place in the stands can feel much more comfortable.
FIFA Fan Fest offers an incredible feeling that we are really at the World Cup.
Ana Monteiro, Special Correspondent in South Africa for Jornal de Sábado, EXCLUSIVELY for FIFA2010
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