Soccer fans around the world and in Edmonton gathered to be part of the World Cup final match between the Netherlands and Spain yesterday.

After thrilling plays by both teams, the game finally ended shortly after Spain scored on the Netherlands in overtime, making the game 1-0 for the Spaniards.

Outside the CBC’s broadcasting station in City Centre Mall in downtown Edmonton, TVs and chairs were set up so that onlookers could watch the game unfold.

By the end of the match, the crowd was filled with screaming Spain fans twirling in yellow and red, and pretending to be matadors with their jerseys.

“It’s amazing,” says Morrocan Spanish supporter Mohammed Elcadi,

“Holland played nice, it’s the right two teams that were going to play the final ... It’s something really nice.”

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