Meanwhile, back in Russia, a bear plays the vuvuzela after World Cup victory

They celebrate things differently in Russia. When the national team (ranked #104) opened the World Cup with a 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia (#97), the country kind of melted down.

How else can you explain this video of a bear playing a South African vuvuzela following the win?

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