Fever Pitch

Outside the stadium and inside the hearts of football devotees across the globe

This month Dazed photojournalists will be in five cities capturing the passion of football obsessives. Check back daily for unpredictable images of people that make the game so beautiful.

July 14th 2014

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Rome

That's right people – LVG has sent Ron Vlaar up for the first penalty kick
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London

A yellow shirt consigned to the bin, along with this Brazil side's dreams
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Rio

An army of loyal Brazilians gather on the beach to watch the third place playoff against Holland
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São Paulo

There's weeping on the TVs, weeping on the streets and in the stadium. Today, Brazil is a river of tears
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Paris

A cloud of red smoke decorates the streets of Paris

Football's Frontline

The full image feed from the Dazed squad

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That's it, tops off. Costa Ricans going wild in a Rome bar
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A Dutch fan gains wrinkles by the second as he watched the nailbiter against Mexico
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Another one bites the dust - a player goes down in a cloud on a pitch in Rome
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A Brazil supporter shows off her earrings in London
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While the Dutch players link arms on the centre circle, people do the same worldwide
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The marketplace covered in signs of support for the Brazilian side
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Praying – is there anything more nerve-racking than penalties?
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Jumpers for goalposts – or wheelie bins would be better. A beautiful shot taken beneath Rio's mountains
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Brazilians look on nervously – their team just isn't performing against Chile
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More despair and disbelief for the Spaniards of Rome
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Rows of brightly coloured vodka lollies. It's summer, there's football on, let's get drunk on ice cream
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Sculptures of footballing icons on the Copacabana beach
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So many different faces of despair here – Gotze has just scored in extra time for Germany
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This guy looks straight out of Brazil's 70s disco scene
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A street stall in Rome selling flags before the game
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A group huddled on the floor in front of a projector waiting for Argentina V Iran
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Getting shirty - this man seems to own every kit ever made!
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Bitburger + sausage and chips – possibly the only collaboration we'll ever see between England and Germany
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Fans from all countries crowd a Sao Paulo train station
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Not going to be celebrating for long – Luis Suarez is about to ruin your night
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A Portuguese fan smiles before the crushing 4-0 defeat at the hands of Germany
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Football's coming home! An England fan bares his chest
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A Dutch supporter celebrates RVP's early penalty against Brazil
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Brazilians crowd round a tiny television to catch the game
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Anyone else think that this drawing of David Luiz makes him look like an electrocuted dinnerlady? Or does he look like that anyway?
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Football's a pug's game. This dog is our man of the match
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East London might be boiling hot, but people are still out playing football
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An Algerian woman uses the flag of her country to keep warm
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Football might cause despair and heartache but it also spreads love (example here)
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Pure joy in Rome, German fans embrace as the final whistle goes
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It's celebration time – but not for long
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Ronaldo's lost weight hasn't he? Guess it must be all that lying around on the beach looking at girls
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Italians in high spirits during their team's 2-1 victory over England
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High fives – an Italian kid salutes his friend
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Fans fistpump Pogba's header with ten minutes to go
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The French are so free scoring that there's not even any point watching
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Celebrations on the streets of Rome - Kevin De Bruyne gives Belgium the lead
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A sea of yellow crashes against the banks of the stadium
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This is a really budget street cinema but if you gotta watch the game, anywhere will do
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Got enough snacks? South Koreans going in hard on party treats for the game
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More pain - it's been a miserable tournament for the talented Koreans
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An American sits glum faced as a happy German celebrates Muller's goal in the background
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Brazilians celebrating their rout of Cameroon - some of the football on display was breathtaking
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It's nearly 50 years of hurt now - 1966 is but a distant memory, unless you've got it inked on your back
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Don't cry for me Argentina – a fan weeps into his flag
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Now that's elation – a Brazilian closes his eyes and lets the emotion course through him
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This scene is happening all over Brazil - streets dominated by mini TV parties
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Road trip! Two Brazilians make their way over Westminster Bridge
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These Mexicans are dressed for a party but getting ready for bed. Must be the drinking, can't be sunstroke with those sombreros on
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Lost in the moment. A supporter savours England's equaliser
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A German flying the flag in Rome after the destruction of Brazil
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I know they take football seriously in Brazil but these guys look intense – no goals = no smiling
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A Brazil fan captures the atmosphere on camera
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We've done it! Fans erupt in Rome as Huntelaar seals victory with a spot kick
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Your arms must be getting tired after doing this seven times. Who said watching football wasn't good exercise?
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Thug life - this guy's celebrating, but wearing that hat should wipe the smile off anyone's face
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Brazilians celebrate David Luiz's early goal against Chile
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A sea of people watch the game near a Rio beach
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Colombians of London celebrate into the night after their team comfortably beat Uruguay thousands of miles away
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Old school. An England badge embroidered onto a checked shirt
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That is some stylish control of the football - have to hand it to him, those are some well dressed legs
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This Korean girl is hiding behind her flag - her team are taking a pummelling
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Don't know about you, but I think they'd make a lovely couple
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Americans celebrate their team's dramatic opening game victory
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Modern love – two Brazilians embrace during the game against Mexico
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He's done well to keep his spirits up a day after the 7-1 trouncing
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Like father like son. Well, not quite - one's backing USA, the other Brazil
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There are some serious gurns going on here
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German ladies of London celebrate their status as world champions
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Inside the home of a Brazilian showing London his national pride
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Board up the windows, I'm not going anywhere for a month. All I need is a television
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An Englishman in Rome laments his team's shocking performance in a friend's house
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Anyone remember Abel Xavier? I knew he was getting on, but boy he's aged
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That's 4-1 – Brazilians celebrate Fernandinho's goal
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Dutch fans celebrate into the night – Van Gaal's tactical masterstroke has paid off and they've won the shootout
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A couple embrace under the bright lights of Rio De Janeiro
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Devoted Dutch divas take their place to watch a nervy contest against Australia
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Their faces say it all – a moment of madness from Pepe and Portugal's game is finished
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Algerian fans en route to Switzerland
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TVs are all over the streets in Brazil - people can't bear to miss the game
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A player takes a shot on goal on a dusty pitch in Manaus
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Just magical. Brazilians playing beach football on a beautifully lit evening
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Fans singing well into the night during England V Italy
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Costa Ricans proudly salute their team's progress to the next round
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Madness ensues as Korea celebrates taking the lead
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People gather round a small television in the jungle
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Kids scamper through a favela terrain looking for a flat place to play
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Japanese bar workers take some time off from serving drinks to watch the game
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An England fan in Rome gets involved with some keepy ups.
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"Yeah you see that wig he's wearing? Just get the yellow and green dye out, I want one of them"
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Street footballers take time out from watching the games. One's got a Balotelli do, two are sporting "the Beckerman" and the one in the cap must have a Rooney
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Drippin' in bling – an American enjoying the party
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People just love to get sharp in the barbers and watch the game
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Tom and Yoan from YARD teaming up for some table football in Paris
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A Barcelona fan in Rome playing video games
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"I'm not going to look at you, but could I please order everything you have from behind the bar"
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A hospital bound Brazilian finds the strength to show support
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Two girls climbing high to get a better view of the game
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Tension builds mid-match
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These Koreans might be smiling now, but their team is about to go 3-0 down in the first half against Algeria
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A man on his hands and knees kisses his flag and prays for victory
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Intimate. Inside the home of an England fan in Rome
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Slipping through the net - three Italians playing football in a Rome Park
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A beautiful day in Rio = everyone on the beach watching the games
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It's Big Phil! Brazilians in Paris salute their leader
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Partying well into the night – Argentina are through to the final in their biggest rival's backyard
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Hours before England kick off a man battles on the table football pitch
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Hands of God? Brazilians link up to channel positive energy towards Belo Horizonte
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An American woman stands tentatively at the water's edge
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Absolute despair – England's hopes and dreams slip away into the night
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A football crazy pub in Rome waits for kick off
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Hot wheels – a car specially spray painted for the occasion
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Brazil fans in London covering their cars in paraphernalia and soaking up the sun
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Only Brazil can be the winners!!!
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Oh my god! Ron Vlaar to take the first penalty?! We'll celebrate that
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A barman looks on nervously as Brazil struggle against the Mexicans
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Sharp do my friend – this Socceroo has a lot to be proud of - his haircut and his team
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The skies of Rio decorated with tiny flags
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A red flare lights up the Paris sky
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Every nation under one sky – street sellers make their bucks on the beach
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This little guy's got the moves – a dancing dog gets into party mode with a little help from a friend
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French fans celebrate a hard fought victory against Nigeria
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A Korean chews nervously on a flag as the team fight hard for a draw against the Russians
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A Rio girl drapes herself in her country's colours underneath the blinding sun
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Studious – this neutral analyses Korea's defensive descent and Algeria attacking brilliance
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The flying Dutchmen! This supporter affords a wry smile as his attack minded team smash their way to another win. 8 goals in 2 games!
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Koreans in Rome gather to watch the game – Algeria are about to ruin their night
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This lady's feeling it – Colombia have scored a penalty to make it 2-1
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The power of football – it was reported that after Jara's penalty miss, over half of Brazilians actually managed to levitate
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A Brazilian sounds the siren - the games have begun
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Argentinians celebrate Gonzalo Higuain ghost goal - only for it to be ruled out for offside
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I'm down on my knees here! A German gives herself a patriotic tattoo for the day
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The tower of bagel – a TV sits precariously in a Sao Paulo bakery
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A Dutch fan in Rome before the Orange boys destroyed the Spaniards
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A BMXer flicks some tricks in a Belo Horizonte skatepark
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Despair and depression in Sao Paulo – the Brazilians can't believe what they're seeing
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A newsagent sets up a tiny TV to watch while he works
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Brazilian fans in Rome crowd a bar to watch the classic South American knockout battle against Chile
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The Hare, Bethnal Green East London
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England fans making their way through Manaus en route to the team's first game of the competition
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This village in Rio is managing to contain its very own party atmosphere
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Patriotic graffiti daubed on the walls of Sao Paulo's streets
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He may have sung his heart out but it hasn't helped his team – France are out
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An Ivorian can't watch in Paris – Greece have scored in the dying seconds
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I'd never before considered the idea of a Costa Rica tattoo and now I want one
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A Brazil fan checking the scores on his phone
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A Parisian man reads up on the tournament so far
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"Why always me?" Balotelli puts Italy in front
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Eyes closed, two friends celebrate victory in their kitchen
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A beautiful array of colour on a Sao Paulo building
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Shirts adorning the walls of the Goethe Insitute, São Paulo
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It's sun roof time and the Algerians are getting ready to party - three points in the bag and amazing attacking football on display
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The game's taking off in the US – this girl is entranced
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A crowd gathers in the heat to watch the Holland v Argentina semi-final
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A Londoner contemplates England's opening game defeat against the Italians
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This Algerian fan looks remarkably calm considering his team have just acquired their first three points ever
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Lazy days - an Italian kicks back in his room and streams the game
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A contemplative England fan illuminated by a dim light
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TV screens in Rio beam out a sea of yellow
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Muscles from Brussels – Belgians on tour
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A Croatian fan looks on as her team surrender control to the Brazilians
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Ecstasy – a Brazilian clenches his fist in celebration
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Reason to smile #1 -– it's hot enough for a bikini. Reason to smile #2 – USA are through
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Nothing else matters – a Dutch fan celebrates Sneijder's rocket
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Readying for battle – a Japanese fan daubs herself in war paint
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GOOOOOALLL! A couple in Rome celebrate
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This Dutchman has only been in East London for five minutes and he's already grown a Hackney beard
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Be careful! Two players tussle for the ball without any boots
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He'll be wearing that grin for days - can Germany wipe it off?
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Rio street footballers play into the night aided by floodlights
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A trio of teenage Brazilians in London pose for the camera before the game
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Maybe it's the glasses but this guy looks studious - a potential master tactician?
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It might be strange celebrating a loss but the USA are through and the team looks good
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This Spaniard can barely look as her golden generation and former world champions crash out of the tournament
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Fans have camped out on the beaches – it's partytime now, Argentina have made it
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This man has an England shirt on all year round
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A Dutch fan having the time of his life in Sao Paulo
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Fans head into the centre of Belo Horizonte for Brazil v Chile
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Stoic in defeat, Brazilians accept their humiliation in the Rio rain
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GOOOAAALLL! Every face in this photo tells a story
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This man sums up the feelings of around 60million people
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A crowd gathers in Paris to watch the quarter final
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A beautiful Brazil fan covers herself in patriotic costume
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A Spain fan can't believe what he's watching. How could the champions collapse so completely?
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A Brazil fan shows her love for Neymar on a Paris bus
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An American gears up for the first match against Ghana
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A Dutchman roars his support during the semi-final
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Two old friends catch up in a Rome alleyway
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An army of loyal Brazilians gather on the beach to watch the third place playoff against Holland
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A cloud of red smoke decorates the streets of Rome
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Chilling on the forecourt - two garage workers take a time out and catch the game
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That's love. An Italian fan gets inked
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Wanna come and watch the game in a car park? Brazilians will watch their team wherever they can
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These Koreans might be smiling now, but their team is about to go 3-0 down in the first half against Algeria
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RVP's got off to an incredible start at the tournament – this Dutchman shows his love
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A Manaus teenager registers his frustration on a dusty inner city pitch
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The final aftermath – empty bottles and a deserted bar
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No, God please, I can't watch
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A trolley full of memorabilia sits stranded on a main road
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Dutch fans taking a day trip in Paris - enjoy it boys, your team are en route
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Half time – an England fan nips outside for a quick smoke
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This guy is airbound - he looks like he's doing the highjump as well as playing beach football
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A Belgian fan crowdsurfs over a sea of people
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A USA fan looks forlorn during the match against Portugal - little does he know he's in for a grandstand finish.
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These Portuguese fans can't believe it – Dempsey has put the USA ahead
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An American fan gets the drinks in while a friend shows off his keepy up skills
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Amazing scenes in Paris as people set up TVs in the street to watch the game
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Sexiest referee in Brazil, no doubt
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Hang on, is that Marcelo?
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There will be dancing in the street! Brazilians shaking moves at half-time
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Elation! Fans in a merry go round of celebration as Dempsey puts USA 2-1 up
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There's no escaping Dazed photographers - we followed these Dutch fans to Glastonbury
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Twin trouble – two Germans together in the build up to the final
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Selfie time! (OK there's more than one person) South Koreans savouring the atmosphere
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A restaurant owner in Rome waits for kick off
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Paris erupts - it's another magical display from France's world class attack
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Koreans in good spirits despite their team's loss to Belgium
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Substitutes look on anxiously during a game in the suburbs of Paris
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A Brazilian's eyes nearly pop out of his head as he revels in waving goodbye to the kings of tiki-taka
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A skateboarder dons the iconic No.10 Brazil shirt
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A Brazilian lady collects her thoughts in a Rome cafe downtown
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This guy's doing exactly what England did – p*****g it all away
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Elation! Fans in a merry go round of celebration as Dempsey puts USA 2-1 up
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That's right people – LVG has sent Ron Vlaar up for the first penalty kick
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If only there was a German word for schadenfreude – this fan revels in the mauling of Brazil
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Mad skills – a Roman shows off in Italy
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This looks a little lonely – a man watches the game in the back of a bar
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A celebratory smoke – USA are through
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Football on a TV screen illuminates a drinking spot in Rome
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Two Brazilian fans in Paris pin flags to their motorbikes
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French fans in Tokyo have their nerves frayed by the encounter with Germany
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Afro on show – a Rio girl gets in the party spirit
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Nearly – Hulk's goal is ruled out for handball
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A young German stares down the lens before the game against the US
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Moshpit! Belgians celebrate victory over Korea at 'Indahouse Connection Belgium Invades Brazil'
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Nice - a Portuguese fan gets ready for the game with two thumbs up
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Mexico might be performing this tournament but this guy still looks concerned about something
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Wild celebrations in Rome
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A man ducks under his jester's hat to give his loved one a kiss
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"Right, I'm serious, this is how we should play. 2 at the back, 8 up front."
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A soundsystem set up to boom out the commentary and stadium atmosphere to people on the street - shame they couldn't beat Mexico
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He's got a Neymar shirt and he's even trying for Neymar's hair
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Agony in the final minutes – Neuer turns away Benzema's last ditch strike
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This probably wasn't far off – German goals were being dropped like pennies
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In the backstreets of Rome, a Dutch fan smokes a cigarette to calm his nerves
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An American fan gets his dog on board for the big game against the Germans - the more support the better!
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Yes! Let's go for a celebratory drive - Algeria have done it!
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This guy seems like he's made his flag into a hanky - wiping those tears away?
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Party time for the Brazilians of London - the golden boy Neymar's on fire
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A Neymar fan can't tear herself away from the game, looking for her hero to provide the vital spark and carry the team to victory
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It's just a game after all. Holland and Mexico embrace at the final whistle
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Sculptures of footballing icons on the Copacabana beach
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A man stares straight up at the television, praying and hoping that England can turn it around
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Head to toe in Nike, an diamond geezer proves that he's still got the passion
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Sign him up! A dog joins in during a game in a Sao Paolo slum
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Happy times – presumably before Georgios Samaras' last minute penalty
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This girl's got nothing to worry about, the French are flying. Might as well listen to tunes until the quarters
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Looks like this guy got picked last and stuck in goal
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Germany 7 - Brazil 1. These boys look like they've been forced to watch reruns of their parents having sex on the big screen. Truly desperate
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Australians celebrating a goal in Manaus
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A secret TV for special occasions – you know, like the most important football games in the world
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Hair to dye for! Brightly coloured styles in Rome
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A mother, father and son sit together on their house boat watching the football on a tiny television while Brazilian flags decorate the landscape
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A Sao Paulo skater rests on his city streets
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Hand on heart!
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A Korean sounds the battle cry as his team take on the Russians
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A Brazilian celebrates Neymar's goal in São Paolo
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A Korean in London prays for a goal, but his team fall short against Algeria
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You're looking a bit dog eared mate! Only joking you look absolutely fabulous darling
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A London council flat bustling with Brazilians ready for the match against Chile
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A child waves a flag in a Manaus slum
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Brazilian fans hide behind anything they can – hands, hats, inflatable phalluses
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Is this everything that he owns? A man walks down a Roman road with his belongings and a giant Italian flag
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Brazil fans chain smoking in a Rio bar – nerves must be shattered
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Gotta look good for the game. A kid gets a new look in a London barbers while a Brazilian watches the game in the background
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5-a-side battles taking place below a council tower, South London
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Off into the night, three musketeers shelter from the rain
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Two Brazilians watch the game outside a shack surrounded by skinny street dogs
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Beautiful! A Croatian in Manaus opts for floral headdress in her team's colours
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Three guys hanging in a barbers watching Ivory Coast's defeat to Columbia
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Sao Paulo's colours might traditionally be yellow but for the next three days it'll be covered in blues and whites
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Unbearable tension on the beaches - Tim Howard makes another stunning save
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Hmmm, that Netherlands flag tat is the wrong way round mate
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Funk seleção singer MC Guime and his friend Emicida partying in Rio
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The absolute essential for any holidaymaker, the inflatable Messi shark
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Sneijder shirt sales might spike after his heroic last minute equalizer against Mexico
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An Algerian fan awaits - can they secure their first three points?
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Amazing - a lowridin' Brazilian surveys his streets
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A Frenchman looking good in the sun on the streets of Paris
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A German fan can't believe his luck - did anybody see this coming?
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Nice visor!
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Chile beating Spain was such a shock that even cats know something's going on
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Football mad Rio residents spray painting home made Ronaldo shirts
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Krusty the Klown finds time away from the Simpsons to get passionate about Uruguay
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What a warrior - a man daubed in patriotic war paint loses himself in the moment
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Italians applauding their team
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Yep - that'll be Luis Suarez raining misery on everyone in England's pubs
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Men walking home from a bar on the streets of Rome
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An Argentian celebrates Romero's heroics in the penalty shootout
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Tension builds at Glastonbury as Holland fight for a winner against Mexico - at least Metallica are on later if it all goes wrong
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Who said high heels and football kit didn't go?
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On top of the world – this Algerian party looks FUN!
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This scrawled graffiti looks a bit last minute - just like England's preparations
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"PROUD TO BE CROAT"
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Brazilians celebrating on the streets of Rome after their team's victory
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A Frenchman studies Onze - an old school football mag
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800 police officers take control in Tokyo as the crowd threatens to swell out of control
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Quick, the game's not started, there's still time for a backstreet pedicure
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A lone ranger shouts to the heavens for help. Nope, England are still out
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Pedro Winter, head honcho of Ed Banger Records
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The horror, the horror, the horror – another chance goes begging for South Korea
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This Chilean fan is packing a swagger, and why not? His team just knocked out the world champs!
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He doesn't look like his heart's in that drumming – the nerves of the penalty shootout against Argentina are getting to him
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Squeezing every last drop – a Dutch girl drowns her sorrows after the misery of penalties
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This Brazilian guru seems to be summoning the spirits in the street
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A London council estate covered in England's hopes
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Geezer! Lovely little flag cravat and a shame Jamaica didn't make it this year
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An Austraiian represents with a cartoon kangaroo cape
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An Italian plays referee during a game of street football
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Through the keyhole - a glimpse into the life of a football crazy Sao Paulo resident
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The Dutch celebrate the shootout – Van Gaal's daring substitutions paid off
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"God Loves You" – a German basks in the glory of a historic victory
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Kickflip it! A skater takes a break from watching the game to pull off some tricks
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A view from outside – Portugal score against USA
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A skateboarder in Belo Horizonte makes his way across town
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Belgian fans partying in Sao Paulo erupt within a crowd
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This man will be wiping off the paint with tears tonight – France just lost to Germany
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Two Italians get ready for party time, one gets ready to play
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Sao Paulo goes crazy, thrilled and bewitched by Neymar's magic
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Brazil are finding their feet in this tournament, in more ways than one
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It's all grimaces and frowns in Rome – Bryan Ruiz has just scored for Costa Rica
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Two men battle for the ball in a Rome street, illuminated by the headlights of an oncoming car
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Two men peek round the corner to check in on the score
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He's happy and why wouldn't he be? Brazil are doing the business. Iluminated by the street light he goes into the night
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It's all over. Nails bitten and wrinkles gained but Chile's Jara missed at a crucial point – Brazil are through
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Pure joy – young Parisians celebrate France's ascent to a position as one of the favourites for the cup
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Mini home screen
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Sheer relief – Argentina have made it to the final, a couple embrace
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They can barely watch – Belgians hide behind the flags as the game moves into extra time
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A man in Rome shows of his skills
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Ready for the fight? A man stares straight into the camera covered in tribal war paint
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A Dutch fan brimming with summer spirit
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An Algerian fan kisses his flag as his team showcase their attacking prowess
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Bathed in dusky sunlight, a match gets underway in Paris
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The agony of extra-time – Belgium show their quality against the brave USA
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This lady cuts a solitary figure – maybe she's just heard that Neymar is out with a fractured vertebrae
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A yellow shirt is consigned to the bin, along with the Brazil team's reputation
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Uh-oh, more dreads – isn't Kyle Beckerman enough?
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A lap of honour - This French guy is enjoying a bit of clowning around as his team soar to victory
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A teenage Korean bellows the war cry before the game against Algeria
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Action shot – a sandal tries to take control of the ball on a Rio street
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A football fashion item to die for – Brazil's famous No.10 shirt in crop top form
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A Brazil fan marks his territory on the streets of Sao Paolo
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We've done it! A fan celebrates Huntelaar's winning penalty kick
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Ronaldo's lost weight hasn't he? Guess it must be all that lying around on the beach looking at girls
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French fans trying to will the ball into the goal but it'll remain goalless against Ecuador
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Awwwww - a Dutch couple embrace in a London pub
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Early in the game, Brazil fans encourage their hapless side
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It's unbearable to watch – Brazil are behind again. It's been a catastrophic decline for the hosts
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A Parisian shares a joke with a teammate during a game
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Preening and passion – guys watching the game and getting new looks
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Rival fans sticking to separate escalators
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The Dutch crowd out the streets of London to watch the crucial clash against the Mexicans
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Perfectly sculpted bodies on the beaches of São Paolo
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Three dudes in Paris leave the metro en route to a party
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Bonjour monsieur! A stylish Frenchman watches the game against Germany
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Algerians celebrating their first ever World Cup win in the streets
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Awwww, check out these Brazil bros wearing massive grins and even bigger wigs
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Argentinians in Rio watch the stalemate against the Dutch
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Flying the flag – even his wingmirror's covered in his country's colours
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Amazing! Colombia might be out but this is the best thing we've seen all tournament
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A French fan before their 3-0 victory over Honduras
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It's flaring up in Paris - fans take to the streets to light up the night
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Argie-bargie – a sea of blue and white washed up on the shore
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Football is religion – a fan prays for help
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A tribe in the Amazon jungle set up their own home cinema and watch Brazil take on Mexico
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A teenage Croatian looks forlorn as decisions go against his country
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OK OK you win, that is definitely the biggest flag we've seen so far, good effort
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Even dogs are getting dressed up for the tournament in Sāo Paolo
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Yeah, that's right mate, Sanchez just equalized for Chile
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A Brazilian head to toe in striking war paint
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Italy supporters head for the city centre
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Kids in Sao Paulo enjoying a game of one on one in a slum alleyway
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I really hope this man hasn't mistaken his flag for a hang glider
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Despair – a Brazilian in Rome watches a chance goes begging
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You afford to look this calm if you're French - two heavy wins in two games
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A man in London exhibits some classic French cool
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Netherlands fans erupt in Rome, they've held their nerve in the penalty shootout
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A Parisian kid packing some serious attitude
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Reaching for the heavens – an army of fans crowd to see the game with arms in the air
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A little kid gets involved with some Pro Evo in between tournament matches
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An Englishman sings in a display of defiance, but he's hurting inside
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Party time. Italians getting into the swing of things during the match
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Rio kids playing Pro Evolution Soccer inches away from the television in a convenience store
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Surrounded by screens – Japanese fans outside an electrical store watching the game
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Brazilians are renowned for bringing the party – here's how they do it
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What a dashing shade of blue! Three space cadets en route to the game
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Houseparty vibes – a gathering try to will the ball past Ochoa, Mexico's heroic goalkeeper
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This Celtic fan just can't choose - as such he's got a shirt for every occasion, a real fairweather fan
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An inner city pitch in Rio. One man strikes a ball alone.
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England fans rocking a train in Sao Paulo - good to see spirits are still high
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Croatians partying on a Rio beach before the opening game
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A small restaurant shows the game and welcomes fans of either side
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Hide your face away, England have genuinely been that bad
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That is one serious brodown – Americans linking up during the game
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A rabbit in the headlights – he's just his team miss another penalty in the semis shootout
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Ooh la la – This Frenchman is dressed to kill with a gaze to match
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Painting passion onto the roads
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The final whistle goes and Germany celebrate a historic vistory
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It's getting tense – Chile are making it hard for the hosts
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Is that the moon or a football?
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Kids playing football in the street in Rome
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A nation awaits - can Argentina win it in Brazil?
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If only Thiago Silva was on the pitch – the Brazilian captain has been reduced to soaking up sadness in the aftermath
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These guys are Ghanaian for the day, watching them put up a great fight against the Germans
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A Parisian trio storm the subway
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England V Italy – table football
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The tribal war paint didn't work for this guy – France crashed out
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Koreans look on nervously as their team's defence falls apart
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Still singing for England – this man isn't going to let an early exit get him down
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A glimpse into the garden of an expectant England fan
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Standing on the shoulders of giants – every USA fan is a hero today
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Life's a beach – German supporters discard their team colours for a quick dip
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This is the life. You know the tournament's addictive when even bulldogs on the canal are glued to it
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A football crazy Dutch man having his country's colours painted on his cheeks
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Wrapped up in it all - a London man prepares for kick off
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Sun cream? Check. Brazil flags? Check. Fruit hat? Definitely check.
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Peep show! Two girls in Tokyo taking photos for posterity
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Brazilian flower power fashion
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A Flamengo FC pinned next to a photo of one of the world's greatest ever players, Ronaldo
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Taking "living football" to the next level
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Ready to go. Flags, pizza and crisps
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Family time – a couple look on as the Koreans demonstrate that they're a really underrated team at this tournament
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Hot to trot - a glam Brazilian dons her shades for the game
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Swings in the Italians' favour – a man in Rome enjoys some downtime in a park
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Can't get a babysitter? Just take your daughters with you
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American fans in Rome group together to watch the crucial clash against Belgium
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A Brazilian fan admires some sick tricks in a Manaus skatepark
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This sums it all up. Shock, horror and despair
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Italians wait for kick off in a downtown Manaus bar
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England fans haven't got much to celebrate now apart from being ABSOLUTELY TERRIFYING
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Covered in scarves, two Koreans celebrate Igor Akinfeev's terrible blunder
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I'm not sure, but I think that man in a blue and white cape might be an Argentina fan
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A Brazilian fan working out on a Friday afternoon in Rio
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Red mist descends on Croatian fans - result of a refereeing decision?
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Dutch summer lovin' – a couple make their way through London's streets
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Argentinians celebrate the victory over Belgium on the beach
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Inside a bed shop, the dreams of different nations line the windows
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A brave decision – this shop owner dons her France shirt in the heart of Italy's capital
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A sea of absolute glee – Germany have done it, they're champions
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It's getting ridiculous now - France just cannot stop scoring
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We'll play until morning – a game taking place close to midnight
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Corea! Corea! Fans singing songs and holding their country's scarves high
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A Frenchman takes his time to relax in the pub - the big game isn't until Friday
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England's defeat against Italy being broadcast on a tiny television on Sao Paulo
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This television in a newsagents surrounded by mirrors is providing a seriously trippy optical illusion
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An image of Brazil's greatest hope is beamed out over the beach
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A Brazilian waits for his friends before the game
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I might just be tired, but is there something very surreal about this image?
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Take a bow son, that is beautiful hair
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The Americans bowed out in style – they may have lost but their fan base is growing by the day. Expect to see even more stars and stripes in four years time
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Two fans take their seat for England's dead rubber against Costa Rica
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Swiss fans putting on a brave face in Rome after their tanking by the French
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Dutch fan in Paris in high spirits. FIVE – ONE!
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Croatian fans arriving at Sao Paolo's airport
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Huddled round a laptop, three friends tune in
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Pouring pints in Paris beneath a picture of Pele
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Solitary solitaire - an Italian super fan count cards in his cafe
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It's not all about football - German supporters taking time out to catch some bands
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Brazil scraped it – fans celebrate the narrow penalty shootout victory against Chile
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As the police pass by, a man skates towards a photographer in Rome
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Two Dutch superfans celebrate Depay's winner in the middle of Rome
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The happiest pub in Rome? Lukaku makes it 2-0
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This guy looks as lost as the Argentinian team - wonder if Messi will pop round the corner and save him too?
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Italians in Rome look on as a Brazilian passionately defends his team