Feeling the fever

2010-05-31 10:50
Dear Editor,

As the football teams are arriving and more and more flags and mirror socks are displayed on cars each day, I have started to feel the soccer fever.

The stadiums look fantastic and for this month I’m putting aside the usual political ramblings and I am going to join the party. It does not matter what we thought before and whether we agreed on the stadiums being built etc. Now is the time to seize this once in a life time opportunity and embrace the World Cup in South Africa.

This is the only time in our life that we will have this world class event on our beautiful land. More than four billion people will be watching us daily, we will feature in thousands of newspapers and TV stations worldwide, we will be spoken about at almost every breakfast table in the world, and talked about at every office globally. This month SA will truly be all over the world.

In saying this, I am going to make sure my kids remember this fantastic time in our country.

We are all supporting Bafana first and foremost, and then have all chosen a second team to support, Holland, Spain, Argentina and USA. We bought the shirts, the flags, and the Vuvuzelas.

In our home during this period we will not lose out on this fantastic experience. It will be ingrained in our kids’ minds forever; it’s the least I can do.

Go Bafana. Go Holland. Go Torres.

Bring it on.


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