This last weekend I ventured over to Santiago with a dangerously large group of gringos to watch Chile's most popular soccer team "Colo Colo" play the University of Chile (La "U", a professional team) in a heated quarter-finals match.
However it wasn't quite the cultural experience I had been expecting or better yet, had been prepared to expect. A Chilean friend of ours sent all the gringos a long and detailed e-mail about the history, dangers and do/don'ts of attending this match. But besides the riot police, crowding climbing fences and occasional flares, it seemed to be a "normal" athletic event.
I leave you with some of these lively chants: