The final World Cup weekend on July 10 and 11 was a huge success with thousands of fans cheering on their teams and showing their country pride on Granville Street.
The City of Vancouver, the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association and CBC joined together to create an event this city won't soon forget.
The Mayor kicked off the event on Saturday morning and stayed for the intense Germany-Uruguay match. To his delight, Germany won.
The crowds came down early on Sunday to watch the final match between Spain and the Netherlands. With lawn chairs in hand, painted faces and waving flags of their team of choice, thousands of Vancouverites and tourists watched Spain's winning goal in overtime.
Stephen Quinn, host of CBC Radio One's afternoon show On The Coast, welcomed some lively guests and Ezeadi Onukwulw with One Human Race.
The cool African beat was a perfect way to wind down a sunny Friday in the city and get ready for the World Cup final weekend.
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