The ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia is admittedly a football tournament. But it is also more than just about football. The World Cup is a celebration of our humanity that even fierce competition cannot undo. YEN.com.gh brings you photos from the tournament and around the world that reminds us of this.
An Egyptian fan is carried by football fans from Mexico and Colombia so he could catch a glimpse of the game. The emotion on his face says it all.
Here, an isolated Egyptian fan seems to contemplate the way forward for his side after Egypt lost 1-0 to Uruguay on Friday.
A plump Russian supporter goes with the typical body paint.
A couple at the France vs Australia game are not shy to show their love to the world. France won that game 2-1.
The goggles, glitter and big wig does it for this Brazilian fan. The fan seems to have gone the full length to show his love for Selecao.
Argentina may have drawn their first game against minnows Iceland but that does not hurt this man's support for one person. Lionel Messi has been nicknamed 'Messiah' because of what he means to the national team.
A Peru fan is a warrior at the World Cup. This fan is dressed as an Aztec warrior for Peru's game against Denmark.
Moroccan fans watching the game from home cannot hide their pain when the Atlas Lions lost. Morocco conceded a own goal in the 89th minute against Iran to lose 0-1.
Some Saudi fans watch the game from a traditional Bedouin tent. This is a point that ancient culture meets modernity thanks to the World Cup.
A Somali family gathers around to watch the Mundial. What is more fascinating is that this is happening in a country that has seen so much strife and not at the World Cup. Yet, the tournament brings joy to fans.
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