The City of Winnipeg's unofficial gathering spot of Portage and Main is filled with fans in blue and gold Sunday evening.
The Blue Bombers squeaked out a nail biter on Sunday evening, spoiling the party for the host Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The Bombers used overtime in a come from behind 33-25 win that had fans on the edge of their seats.
Within minutes of the victory, the first fans showed up at Portage and Main.
Fans have descended on Portage & Main celebrating the Bombers Grey Cup victory!— CHVN Radio (@chvn951) December 13, 2021
(Video courtesy of Dean Houde) pic.twitter.com/sEvk5Sf0UD
The Winnipeg Police Service has shut down Main Street as well as Portage Avenue in all directions in the area.
TRAFFIC ALERT: PORTAGE & MAIN CLOSURE.— Winnipeg TMC (@WinnipegTMC) December 13, 2021
Due to the Blue Bombers winning the Grey Cup again.!!!
WFPS has closed off the intersection of Main & Portage.
Please use alternate routes.
Please try to stay on the sidewalks for safety reasons.#Winnipeg #WPGTraffic #WpgTMC pic.twitter.com/4jx0W7YSbc
After a 29-year Grey Cup drought that was finally ended in 2019, Bombers fans now enjoying cheering for what could be a dynasty team.
Fans are already making plans for another championship, chanting "We want three" at the celebration.
They're also singing the praises of head coach Mike O'Shea.