If you drive at the intersection between Baseline Road and Wharncliffe Road, you may have noticed Walid Abdul Hamid. He is a 20 year old son that is part of a family flag business.
“My dad started a flag business on 1997. Because every 2 years there is the Europe Cup and every 4 years there is the FIFA World Cup, my dad’s business started growing from there, and now he sets up at different corners around the city and the business just get bigger,” says Abdul Hamid.
Abdul told XFM News what teams are Londoners cheering up for.
“Portugal, after that Colombia, Brazil, England, Germany, those are the classic teams that always sell in the World Cup, but I would day Portugal is the number 1,” adds Walid Abdul Hamid.
The World Cup spirit can be notice in trucks and cars where driving around the forest city and showing their pride and support.
“There is a lot of Portuguese in London, they have a big community here, and they are a good team. They also won 2 years ago the European Soccer Cup,” states Abdul Hamid.
He says is a soccer fan from heart.
“I am a Brazil fan, but I also go for Portugal. Two years ago I had my car dress up in Portuguese gear, so I am hoping Portugal wins because I am a big Ronaldo fan,” says 20 year old, Walid Abdul Hamid, part of a family flag business.
People can find different items such as t-shirts, hats, scarfs, baby jerseys, magnets, key chains, soccer ball, and of course flags.
Abdul can be found at the intersection between Baseline Road and Wharncliffe and his dad at Commissioners and Adelaide.