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FIFA 2018 World Cup: Fabulous Fans Around the World

Football | Associated Press | July 6, 2018, 4:30 pm
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 A soccer supporter blows kisses before the round of 16 match between Colombia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Russia. (Image: AP)

A soccer supporter blows kisses before the round of 16 match between Colombia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Russia. (Image: AP)

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 William Betancur, a Colombian fan wearing traditional woman’s dress and calling himself “The Princess of the World Cup”, poses for a photographer prior to the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

William Betancur, a Colombian fan wearing traditional woman’s dress and calling himself “The Princess of the World Cup”, poses for a photographer prior to the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 Colombian soccer fan Jose Florentino poses for photos ahead of the 2018 soccer World Cup at a square downtown Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

Colombian soccer fan Jose Florentino poses for photos ahead of the 2018 soccer World Cup at a square downtown Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 A Russian soccer fan dances ahead of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

A Russian soccer fan dances ahead of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 A Russian soccer fan wears a headband featuring the Russian national flags to support his team's victory in St. Petersburg, Russia. (Image: AP)

A Russian soccer fan wears a headband featuring the Russian national flags to support his team's victory in St. Petersburg, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 A fan waits for the start of the round of 16 match between Belgium and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Russia. (Image: AP)

A fan waits for the start of the round of 16 match between Belgium and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Russia. (Image: AP)

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 A Russian fan celebrates a Russia's goal at a fan zone during the 2018 soccer World Cup match between Russia and Saudi Arabia in St.Petersburg, Russia. (Image: AP)

A Russian fan celebrates a Russia's goal at a fan zone during the 2018 soccer World Cup match between Russia and Saudi Arabia in St.Petersburg, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 A soccer fan wears a funny hat ahead of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

A soccer fan wears a funny hat ahead of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 A Russian fan arrives prior to the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

A Russian fan arrives prior to the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 Soccer fans celebrate ahead of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

Soccer fans celebrate ahead of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 A Russian fan smiles ahed of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

A Russian fan smiles ahed of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 A Saudi fan arrives prior to the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

A Saudi fan arrives prior to the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 A Russian soccer fan smiles ahead of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

A Russian soccer fan smiles ahead of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 A Russian fan poses for the cameras before the match in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

A Russian fan poses for the cameras before the match in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 A Peru fan wears an elaborate costume featuring flags from participating countries in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

A Peru fan wears an elaborate costume featuring flags from participating countries in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 Russian fans arrive prior to the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

Russian fans arrive prior to the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 A Colombian soccer fan wearing a helmet in national colors pose on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in downtown Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

A Colombian soccer fan wearing a helmet in national colors pose on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in downtown Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 A masked Mexican soccer fan poses in front of police on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in downtown Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)

A masked Mexican soccer fan poses in front of police on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in downtown Moscow, Russia. (Image: AP)