The city of Panama dawned cloudy, with light rains, an unusually cool temperature of 24 degrees, but that was not an impediment for the Panamanians to come out dressed in red in support of their soccer team, which debuts today against Belgium at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Panamanians who did not travel to Russian lands are eager to hear their national anthem for the first time in a World Cup and see their flag flying in this sporting event, which brings together the 32 best football teams in the world.
The debut of the Central American Red, that this Monday will go white against the Belgians, will make the working life in Panama start after the game, the schools will stop their work to support in the distance the soccer team that has become a passion in the Central American country.
In the Panamanian capital drums, trumpets and fireworks have been heard, since early hours, shows that Panamanians will live a party in their World Cup debut at the Olympic Stadium Fisht in Sochi.
In different parks of the capital and other cities of Panama giant screens have been placed so that the public can see the match against the Belgians.