FIFA fan fever


Emiko and Taketoshi Ishihara are soccer fans.
Photo by Mark van Manen/The Province

FIFA fan fever
Adapted from The Province by Nila Gopaul
Level 2

Vancouver has a fever:
FIFA fever.
Thousands of soccer fans
are filling B.C. Place in Vancouver.
The fans are here to cheer for their teams.
Millions of people around the world
are watching, too.

Vancouver will host nine
Women’s World Cup games.
Fans will spend about $37 million
while visiting Vancouver.

Soccer fan, Rafael Paredes, said,
“This is the World Cup.
We love soccer, men’s, women’s — it’s all the same.”

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