The football fairytale you live in bursts and it´s time to head home to reality.
Kharkiv two years ago in Ukraine was dominated by the Dutch, who brought their oompah songs, orange boiler suits and their shtrange anticsh that would probably be banned in any other country.
It was much more fun than the game that followed.
He said: “Fortaleza. This is the worst regional capital in our country. It is so poor.”
For the first time since arriving we certainly saw the extremities of the rich-poor divide in this country.
And on the pitch, there was a similar stark contrast to see.