02 Jul

Scribbler in Seville

Last night, the Spanish football team made history by winning its third back-to-back major competition: Euro 2008, World Cup 2010 and now Euro 2012.

Two of the team’s players are native to Seville (well, the province) – Sergio Ramos and Jesus Navas. Ramos, in fact, hails from my husband’s home town – the unlovely conurbation of Camas, best known for the factory which supplies drain covers to various cities around Spain. Nice.

After Spain gave Italy a sound beating – 4-0 is the most definitive victory ever in the European Championship (one of many records broken last night) – Sevillanos poured onto the streets to celebrate. Due to poor timing and recalcitrant children, I missed the big moments in Puerta Jerez and the Setas, but managed to catch a few snaps around Avenida San Fernando and the Alameda.

While my long-suffering husband stayed in the double-parked car with two…

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