The freezing weather pretty much expressed the mood last night, as South Africa crashed 3-0 to a sparkling Uruguay side. The disconsolate fans streaming from the stadium before the match was over – the game was all over before it was over – said it all.
But the Swiss did more than eat chocolates when they brought down a fluent but ultimately goalless Spain.
And here I am, writing like a sports writer. This soccer madness has gripped us all, I tell you!