Topic: soccer

A girl looks out from a sleeping compartment on a new train preparing to leave from Basra to Baghdad, the only passenger rail service currently operational in Iraq.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 22, 2014

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Jonas Bendiksen
Out There

See Soccer Fans React in Epic Slow Motion

As part of the team producing “Offside” — a Magnum-led project that sees Magnum photographers and a group of Brazilian image makers creatively visualize Brazil during the World Cup — Jonas Bendiksen has shot these epic, super slow-motion videos of soccer fans and amateur soccer players in action.

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Black Diamonds
Photo Essay

Nowhere to Go: Chronicling Soccer’s Human Trafficking Problem

Photographer Jason Andrew’s “Black Diamonds” reveals the sordid underbelly of the world’s most popular sport in Turkey and West Africa

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PALESTINIAN YOUTHS TAKE PART IN A SUMMER CAMP ORGANIZED BY THE HAMAS MOVEMENT IN RAFAH
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: June 6 – June 13

From the start of the 2014 World Cup and violent clashes in Mosul, Iraq, to Pope Francis’ prayer for Peace in the Middle East and Angelina Jolie’s impassioned pleas to end sexual violence in conflict, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Brazil WCup Fields Everywhere Photo Essay
Follow Friday

#LightBoxFF: 11 Photographers Capture the World Cup

Live the 2014 Soccer World Cup through the eyes of 11 photographers TIME has selected in partnership with the Photographic Museum of Humanity

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HONDURAS. Tegucigalpa. 2002. HONDURAS. Tegucigalpa. 2002.
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The World’s Love Affair With Soccer: A History in Photos

From the beaches of Rio de Janeiro to the busy streets of London to the stadiums of Buenos Aires, TIME presents a view of the global fervor around the big, beautiful game, seen through the eyes of Magnum Photos’ award-winning photographers.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 2014: Carlos Henrique do Nascimento, 46, is known as Caíque. He is a bricklayer and goes to all the games Vasco play. Caíque is reputed to bring luck to the team. Vasco is his religion. He goes to all the games with a banner that reads ‘faith’ and the leaves of a rue plant that many people in Brazil believe brings luck. (Photo by Sebastián Liste/ Reportage by Getty Images)
Photo Essay

Football Comes Home: Soccer as Religion in Brazil

Brazil-based Sebastián Liste took these powerful photos of soccer fans and soccer players in Rio de Janeiro, for whom football is no mere pastime, it is a religion.

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Nabil Elderkin for Beats by Dr. Dre
The Backstory

Behind the Scenes of the Beats by Dr. Dre World Cup Commercial

Photographer-turned-filmmaker Nabil Elderkin tells TIME how he came to direct Beats by Dr. Dre 2014 World Cup commercial – The Game Before the Game.

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APTOPIX Mideast Israel Daily Life
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: September 20 – September 27

From the Westgate Shopping Center massacre and Yankee closer Mariano Rivera’s final home game to a new island that emerged from the sea and a crib-full of baby pandas, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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A man jumps over a water stream on a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai
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Pictures of the Week: August 29 – September 6

From divides over American military strikes on Syria and wildfires in Yosemite National Park to the world’s first 100 million Euro soccer player and a limbless motivational speaker swimming with sharks, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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