Celebrations started post-match and street parties kicked off on Thursday (June 12) at the start of the world cup. Elephants in the Thai capital were mindful of Brazil's reputed fondness for dancing. With trunks aloft, hips shaking and hides painted with footballs and national flags, the four-legged entertainers brought the spirit of the tournament to the tourists of Thailand.
Football Playing Elephants Hit Bangkok
- By Adam Justice