In case you hadn’t heard, there’s an absolutely massive soccer tournament called the World Cup going on in Brazil.
Brazilians are obsessed with soccer, and in case you had any doubt (really?), the video above puts that to rest.
Shot in Sao Paulo, a city that boasts a metropolitan population of over 20 million, the video captures the city’s reaction to Thursday’s World Cup opening match between Brazil and Croatia (also held in Sao Paulo).
The event is so massive that the streets are almost entirely empty. We’re assuming the rare car or person you see is the sucker that drew the short straw reluctantly going to replenish on
There’s not much else to say other than press play, and enjoy the horns, whistles, fireworks and unfiltered adulation as Brazil mounts their comeback.
THIS is the World Cup.