After the game our entire town (and every city in the nation) began festivities with fireworks, spontaneous caravans and red and white decorated jubilee.
Children, bikers, motocyclists, people driving Mercedes and anything that barely moves celebrated the big win.
Zach and David, our interns cheer between the blasting horns.
The President has declared the two-hour Paraguayan games to be national holidays! Almost all businesses allowed employees to halt work during the game and for an hour after to watch the parade.
At the local hardware store the owner says, he does not remember such a massive, spontaneous celebration in the history of our town.
Today was a momentous day for Paraguay! For a few hours, the people of Paraguay put aside color, social class, political parties and points of view to agree, and cheer for one nation's victory.