Tatchai Trairat, the owner of a sportswear shop located on Mae Luan Road, said that his shop got increasing income from selling replica shirts of football teams in the World Cup 2010, especially the final four teams’ shirts for Germany, Holland, Spain, and Uruguay which had really good sales during this time. A lot of people came to buy shirts and wear them when cheering their favorite teams.
One of the customers said that he came to the shop to buy Germany’s shirt since he was a fan of the German team. He expressed his prediction that the German team had a high possibility to win the World Cup this year. In addition, the atmosphere near Patong Beach, Kata Beach, and Karon Beach, was very colorful because a lot of tourists and locals went out to cheer their teams in the televised football matches.