As a Brazilian and São Paulo resident, I’m used to the emptiness of the city streets when an important match is on. But when that match is a World Cup game, and is being played in São Paulo, and is the tournament opener…well, it’s something else entirely.

German national and São Paulo resident Claus Wahlers captured the sound of São Paulo as Brazil scored three goals during its game against Croatia last Thursday. Behold:

Thanks, Claus. Nice one.