Brazil 2014: World Cup, The agony and ecstasy of being a fan
A soccer fan covers her face with a banner of a South Korean national flag while watching a live television broadcast after their team was defeated by Belgium in
their 2014 World Cup Group H soccer match, in Seoul June 27, 2014.
Belgian supporters react as they watch a broadcast of Belgium's 2014 World Cup quarter-final soccer match against Argentina in Brazil, on a screen at the King
Baudouin Stadium in Brussels.
The tension is getting to this little boy as he watches Brazil in action against Chile.
A Spain fan looks decidedly frustrated as her side get tonked 5-1 by Holland
A Brazil fan watches a screen broadcasting the opening match between Brazil and Croatia inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on
June 12, 2014.
This stunned Brazil fan can't believe what's happening to her team during the match against Chile.
Brazilian fans go wild as Neymar bags the second goal against Croatia in the opening fixture of the tournament
The kid on the left has cottoned on that Spain are rubbish
Holland supporters celebrate during their goal-laden campaign as they dispatch Chile 2-0
This Ecuador fan raises the bar – finessing it with full-blown facial drag – as Ecuador vie with Honduras
Costa Rica supporters go giddy with delight – and a Brazil fan interlopes on the joy – against Italy
Very much a 'doh' moment as Japan concede two second-half goals to lose against Ivory Coast
Never has a 1-0 win over Cameroon been so enthusiastically received
Perspective flies out of the window as USA beat Ghana 2-1
South Korean fans watch with anticipation as their side spurn the chance to beat a team who aren't very good: Russia
Patriotism reaches fever pitch as Colombia take on Ivory Coast
A face that speaks volumes for Croatia's tournament: glum all round
The guy on the left seems to be wearing a 'just hit the target' expression as Algeria spurn a glorious chance to reach the quarter-finals
Watching England play – never mind watching them get knocked out – is usually a ruddy miserable affair
... watching England do both while dressed as a lion is an added indignity
Frankly, this guy left his dignity at the door with that haircut
These young Brazil fans can't get enough of Chile's failure to convert from 12 yards during a penalty shootout in the last 16
Argentina v Belgium, the Belgian fans aren't enjoying this
Fans react to the live projection of the quarter-final match between Netherlands and Costa Rica on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on July 5, 2014.
A Costa Rica fan holds a rooster with the country’s colors painted on it while watching a live broadcast of the 2014 Brazil World Cup quarter-final game between
Costa Rica and the Netherlands.
Argentina fans celebrate after the 2014 World Cup quarter-finals between Argentina and Belgium at the Brasilia national stadium.
Praying for a football miracle: This fan turned to the lord during the Brazil vs Chile match. Brazil won 3-2 in the penalty shootout.
Finally, a big burden off. Brazil fans react with joy and their team wins the match against Chile.
Can't believe what just happened: These Brazil fans are shouting with joy as their team wins.
A Portugal fan reacts during his team's Group G match against Ghana in the World Cup at a public screening in Lisbon June 26.
German soccer fans celebrate at the end of the match against Algeria during a broadcast at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on June 30.
A Japanese soccer fan wipes her tears as Japan lose their 2014 World Cup match against Colombiaon June 25.
A Mexican fan shows his dispair after the Round of 16 match between Netherlands and Mexico at Castelao in Fortaleza on June 29.
Brazilian soccer fans celebrate their team's goal against Cameroon during the 2014 World Cup Group A soccer match at Corrilhos favela, near Sao Paulo's World
Cup stadium on June 23.
A fan emotes after Mexico was bounced from the World Cup by two late Dutch goals .
Fans of the Chile football team watch their team in a losing effort against the Netherlands in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on June 23.
U.S. fans show dejection at the end of the extra time of the 2014 World Cup round of 16 game between U.S. and Belgium at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador July 1,
A Spanish soccer fan reacts as she watches the 2014 World Cup soccer match between Netherlands and Spain on a large screen at Copacabana beach in Rio de
Janeiro, June 13, 2014
US fans watch a 2014 World Cup Group G USA vs Portugal game on a giant screen in Rio de Janeiro, on June 22, 2014.
South Korean football fans react as their team loses to Algeria as they watch the match on giant screens in central Seoul on June 23, 2014.
U.S. fans watch a live telecast of the group G World Cup match between United States and Portugal, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, in Rio de
Janeiro on June 22, 2014.
Spectators react as they watch the match between France and Ecuador on a screen in central Paris on June 25, 2014.
U.S. fans watch a live broadcast of the match between USA and Ghana, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro on June 16, 2014.
Uruguay fans celebrate their team's goal against Italy as they watch the game on a live telecast inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach in Rio de
Janeiro on June 24, 2014
Supporters of Italy and Uruguay watch the match on the big screens of FIFA Fan Fest on the sands of Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro on June 24, 2014
Uruguay fans celebrate as Uruguay scores their first goal against England as seen on the screen set up at Word Cup FIFA Fan Fest on Copacabana beach on June
19, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro.
A South Korean fan watches a live TV broadcast of her team's 2014 World Cup Group H match against Algeria, in Seoul on June 23, 2014.
Dutch soccer fans celebrate a goal as they watch a broadcast of the match between the Netherlands and Spain on a large screen at Copacabana beach in Rio de
Janeiro on June 13, 2014.
Algeria's fans react as they watch the match between Algeria and South Korea on a big screen in central Algiers, on June 22, 2014.
A young England fan watches a live telecast of the group D match between Uruguay and England, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, in Rio de
Janeiro on June 19, 2014.
A fan reacts as she watches the match between Italy and Uruguay, in Rome on June 24, 2014.
South Korean football fans react as their team scores a goal, during a public screening in Seoul of the South Korea vs Russia match on June 18, 2014.
Spanish soccer fans react while watching the match between Spain and the Netherlands in Madrid on June 13, 2014.
A Spanish fan holds her head as she watches, on a giant display, the match between Spain and Chile, in Madrid on June 18, 2014.
Portuguese fans gather at Terreiro do Paco Square in Lisbon on June 22, 2014 during a public viewing of the group G match between Portugal and the US played in
Italian fans watch Italy vs Costa Rica on June 20, 2014 on the Piazza Venezia square in Rome
Brazilian fans watch the opening match between Brazil and Croatia in the Fan Fest zone on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on June 12, 2014.
An Argentine fan reacts while watching the match against Nigeria on a big screen at San Martin Square, in Buenos Aires on June 25, 2014.
An Argentine fan celebrates while watching the match against Nigeria on a big screen at San Martin Square, in Buenos Aires on June 25, 2014.
Two England fans react to their team losing to Uruguay during their 2014 World Cup
An England fan reacts at the end of the team's 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match against Uruguay
Agony and despair as Uruguay's 2-1 victory destroys virtually any hope of going through to the next stage of World Cup. Two fans dressed as knights continue
watching a big screen on the beach in Rio as other trudge off back to their hotels after the game
A Chile's fan reacts after losing their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game against Brazil at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte June 28, 2014.
A Spain supporter cries as she watches the team's World Cup match against Netherlands, in Madrid.
Brazilian fans react during while watching the match between Brazil and Mexico in Manaus.
A young Mexican soccer fan cries after the 2014 World Cup soccer match between Mexico and Netherlands during a public viewing at the Zocalo square in
downtown Mexico City June 29, 2014.
Spain supporters react as they watch the team's match against Netherlands on a giant screen at a fan park in Madrid.
A fan of Chile reacts after their team loses to Brazil and is eliminated from the 2014 World Cup, during a public screening on the streets of downtown Santiago June 28, 2014.
Fans of Bosnia cry after watching the match between Bosnia and Nigeria on main square in Sarajevo.
Brazilian fans react to a missed goal, as they watch the screening of the match between Brazil and Mexico, at the Pantanal arena in Cuiaba.
A fan reacts to Brazil's scoreless tie against Mexico in a public viewing area in Sao Paulo.
A USA fan reacts after Portgual scored a second goal at a viewing party in Los Angeles.
A Brazilian fan reacts while watching the match between Brazil and Mexico, in Manaus.
England fans watch their team's match with Uruguay on the large outdoor screen in Millennium Square in Leeds, West Yorkshire
Belgian supporters react while watching their match against Algeria on a giant screen in Brussels.
A Portugal fan reacts during the team's Group G World Cup soccer match against Ghana at a public screening in Lisbon June 26, 2014.
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