FIFA World Cup: Oranje wave grips Brazil

FIFA World Cup: Oranje wave grips Brazil

Netherlands fans celebrated their team's dramatic 2-1 win over Mexico in Fortaleza.

If you are wondering about what the occasion is for which these people have gathered then it was Mexico taking on Netherlands in last 16 match in Brazil. The scenes are in Mexico where people gathered in large numbers to see their team play. (Source: Reuters)

Netherlands fans went a step ahead and gathered in a fan fest area in Brazil where they watched their team pull off a dramatic 2-1 win over Mexico. The fans were jubilant as Netherlands marched into the quarters. (Source: AP)

The Dutch are surely loving the Brazil hospitality and what way to repay it. A Netherlands fan kisses a Brazilian fan in Fortaleza. (Source: AP)

It was not easy for Netherlands and their fans as the Dutchmen trailed 0-1 till the 87th minute. But a superb strike from Wesley Sneijder brought them back into the game and joy to the supporters. (Source: AP)

The last minutes saw Netherlands get a penalty after Mexico skipper Marquez fouled Robben. The fans from both nations pray for a positive result. Netherlands scored the penalty and won the match 2-1. (Source: AP)

The emotions and joy of supporters knew no bounds after the win. It was nerve wracking match so a big relief after it got over. Not so much for the Mexican fans. (Source: AP)

Although the name is 'Mexican wave' but it was time for Netherlands supporters in the stadium to perform it. The stadium was a mix of green and orange but the 'Oranje' prevailed. (Source: AP)