|Skipper Shahril Ishak (left) and Hariss Harun hoisted the AFF Suzuki Cup Trophy|
I am not that certain when we last crowned as ASEAN champions in both 2004 and 2007 had something like what we saw earlier (I did remember the last victory parade at Orchard Road in 2004 did attract a similar turnout).
However, what that is certain is you don't expect this to happen that often in recent years when Singapore football was in the doldrums.
|A snap of the fans who were there to welcome Lions at JBS|
Armed with their autograph books or another thing that can be scribed onto, these fans stretched their necks high with their smartphones, tablet PCs and digicams in attempts to grab the attentions of any player made their way through the glass lobby.
|Isa Halim (left) signs for a fan|
|Khairul Amri posing with a supporter|
|Captain Shahril Ishak smiles for a shot|
|Shahdan Sulaiman saying "cheese"|
So it was not much a surprise when this year's AFF Suzuki Cup MVP and Singapore skipper Shahril Ishak emerged from the building that one can be sure the mood outside the ground escalated to new heights.
|Have to think a way to make them "stay longer"|
After all, what could not have been a better time than this?