This is how the football fans show their love to their national team.

“Crazy” Japan Fan

The character on this man’s headdress means “spirit”.

Scarves for Portugal

The Portuguese side is always greeted with a sea of red and green wherever they play.

Face Paint

A Swiss fan celebrates.

Home Decor

An English fan lets his neighbors know where his sentiments lie.

Shouting in the Streets

South African fans in Soweto celebrate midfielder Simphewe Tshabalala’s goal against Mexico in the opening match of the tournament.

Out in Force

German supporters watch their team play Australia on a giant screen in Hamburg.

Fan for Life

Seleção is the nickname for the Brazilian national team.


South Africa fans cheer their team at a party in Cape Town.

Tent City

Fans of the Australian team have formed a “home base” on this cricket ground in Durban, South Africa.


Cameroon fans blow vuvuzelas prior to their teams match against Japan.

Red and Blue

Mexican (left) and Honduran fans suit up before a qualifier in September.

The Full Body Suit

Team Australia is cheered as it arrives at a practice session in Durban.

The Better to See You

A South African fan cheers at her country’s match against Mexico on the opening day of the tournament.


New Zealand Fans arrive at the team’s match against Slovakia.