Soccer fans crowded Granville Street at lunch time on Wednesday to watch Spain take on Germany in World Cup semi-final action. Spain won 1-0 on a goal by Carles Puyol.
Spanish fans celebrate their team’s victory over Germany in the semi-final Wednesday on Granville Street.
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson hugs a Spanish fan after Los Rojos claim the 1-0 lead. Robertson said he has some coin riding on the Spaniards in his footy pool, and admires the team’s skill and dominance.
A Spanish fan raises his hands in anticipation of triumph before a packed crowd on Granville Street Wednesday.
Spanish fans react to their team’s victory while watching the game on a giant screen set up on Granville Street.