Our favorite photos of obsessed World Cup fans in Brazil


A Brazil soccer fan cries
1 A Brazil soccer fan cries as Germany scores against her team at a semifinal World Cup match as she watches the game on a live telecast in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. 
A Brazilian soccer fan cries
2 A Brazilian soccer fan cries as she watches a live telecast of the semifinals World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Germany in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 08, 2014. 
A Brazilian fan reacts
3 A Brazilian fan reacts at the end of the semi-final football match between Brazil and Germany at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 8, 2014. 
Brazil v Germany
4 An emotional Brazil fan reacts after being defeated by Germany 7-1 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany at Estadio Mineirao on July 8, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. 
Costa Rica v Greece
5 Supporter celebrate with a wave during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Costa Rica and Greece at Arena Pernambuco on June 29, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. 
Greece's fans watch the Costa Rica vs Greece match
6 Greece's fans watch the Costa Rica vs Greece football match for the 2014 FIFA World Cup at a shopping center in Athens early on June 30, 2014. Greece lost in penalties after a 1-1 draw. 
A Mexican fan shows his despair
7 A Mexican fan shows his despair after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Netherlands and Mexico at Castelao on June 29, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil. 
A dejected Mexico fan reacts
8 A dejected Mexico fan reacts after being defeated by the Netherlands 2-1 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Netherlands and Mexico at Castelao on June 29, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil. 
Mexican fans show their dejection
9 Mexican fans show their dejection at Zocalo Square in Mexico City on June 29, 2014 after the national football team lost to the Netherlands 2-1 in their FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 second round match. 
A Brazilian fan waits
10 A Brazilian fan waits for the start of the round of 16 football match between Costa Rica and Greece at Pernambuco Arena in Recife during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 29, 2014. 
Switzerland fans cheer
11 Switzerland fans cheer prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between Honduras and Switzerland at Arena Amazonia on June 25, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil. 
Fans walk outside the Stadium
12 Fans walk outside the Stadium prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between Ecuador and France at Maracana on June 25, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 
France fans enjoy the atmosphere
13 France fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between Ecuador and France at Maracana on June 25, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 
World Cup fans gather to watch matches in Rio
14 Argentina fans celebrate on Copacabana Beach prior to their match against Nigeria on June 25, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Argentina won the match 3-2. 
Soccer fans gather to watch U.S. play Portugal
15 A fan in Grant Park watches a Group G World Cup soccer match between Portugal and the U.S. on June 22, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Fans were turned away from the free event after a 10,000-person capacity was reached. Portugal tied the score at 2-2 with seconds remaining. 
Fans in Grant Park
16 Fans in Grant Park react during a Group G World Cup soccer match between Portugal and the U.S. on June 22, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Fans were turned away from the free event after a 10,000-person capacity was reached. Portugal tied the score at 2-2 with seconds remaining. 
World Cup fans gather to watch matches in Rio
17 American fans celebrate at the FIFA Fan Fest on Copacabana Beach during the USA-Portugal match during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil on June 22, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The U.S. tied Portugal 2-2. 
South Korean football fans sing
18 South Korean football fans sing their national anthem as they watch their team play against Algeria in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, on giant screens in central Seoul on June 23, 2014. Algeria moved them tantalisingly close to a first ever appearance in the knock-out rounds after dishing out a 4-2 defeat to South Korea in Porto Alegre. 
USA soccer fans react to Portugal scoring
19 USA soccer fans react to Portugal scoring their 2nd goal as they watch on a screen setup at the FIFA Fan Fest on Copacabana beach June 22, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The game ended tied 2-2. 
Japanese fans cheer
20 Japanese fans cheer during a Group C football match between Japan and Greece at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 19, 2014. 
A Japanese fan reacts
21 A Japanese fan reacts after a Group C football match between Japan and Greece at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 19, 2014. 
English fans pose during the 2014 FIFA World Cup
22 English fans pose during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. 
A Japanese fan cries
23 A Japanese fan cries after a Group C football match between Japan and Greece at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 19, 2014. 
England fans dressed up as the Three Lions
24 England fans dressed up as the Three Lions enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images) 
Russian World Cup fans
25 Russia fans cheer prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H match between Russia and South Korea at Arena Pantanal on June 17, 2014 in Cuiaba, Brazil. 
A boy plays soccer in the streets
26 A boy plays soccer in the streets of the Garden Gloria neighborhood on June 17, 2014 in Praia Grande, Brazil. Soccer star Neymar of Brazil lived in this neighborhood between 7 and 12 years of age and is building a sports and educational center for the neighborhood kids. 
Fans of the Brazilian football team
27 Fans of the Brazilian football team watch a match on a giant screen in the Fan Fest area in Porta Negro on June 17, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil. Brazil, the host nation of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, played their second group match against Mexico in Fortaleza today which ended 0-0. 
World Cup fans in Brazil
28 Fans of the Brazilian football team watch a match on a giant screen in the Fan Fest area in Porta Negro on June 17, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil. Brazil, the host nation of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, played their second group match against Mexico in Fortaleza today which ended 0-0. 
Soccer fans watch Brazil-Mexico match in Sao Paulo
29 Fans attend a viewing of the 2014 FIFA World Cup match between Mexico and Brazil at the FIFA Fan Fest Arena on June 17, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Thousands of fans flock to the site which displays daily matches on a big screen. 
South Korean football fans
30 South Korean football fans react as their team scores a goal, during a public screening in Seoul of the South Korea vs Russia football match at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, early on June 18, 2014. Giant television screens were erected around Seoul ahead of the country's first game at the 2014 Brazilian World Cup. South Korea drew with Russia leaving both countries trailing Belgium who head the Group H table after beating Algeria 2-1 earlier. 
Fans arrive before the Group G match
31 Fans arrive before the Group G match between Ghana and USA at Estadio das Dunas during the 2014 FIFA World Cup June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. 
Fans arrive before the Group G match
32 Fans arrive before the Group G match between Ghana and USA at Estadio das Dunas during the 2014 FIFA World Cup June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Diego Marcel/Getty Images) 
World Cup fans gather to watch matches in Rio
33 American soccer fans react to their team scoring their second goal on their way to beating Ghana 2-1 as they watch on a large screen at the FIFA World Cup Fan Fest on Copacabana beach on June 16, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The teams are playing on the fifth day of the World Cup tournament. 
The United States elebrates he World Cup in Brazil
34 Soccer fans cheer for team U.S.A. as they face Ghana during the World Cup in Brazil at Jack Demsey's bar on June 16, 2014 in New York City. 
United States fan dressed as Elvis for World Cup
35 A United States fan dressed as Elvis holds up a replica of the World Cup trophy during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States at Estadio das Dunas on June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. 
World Cup fans gather to watch matches in Rio
36 American soccer fans react to their team beating Ghana 2-1 as they watch on a large screen at the FIFA World Cup Fan Fest on Copacabana beach on June 16, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The teams are playing on the fifth day of the World Cup tournament. 
Fans arrive before the Group E match
37 Fans arrive before the Group E match between Switzerland and Ecuador at Estadio Nacional on June 15, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. 
Fans arrive for the Group F match
38 Fans arrive for the Group F match between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina during the 2014 FIFA World Cup at Maracana on June 15, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images) 
An Argentina fans kisses another fan
39 An Argentina fans kisses a fan in fancy dress prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Maracana on June 15, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 
An Argentina fan cheers
40 An Argentina fan cheers prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Maracana on June 15, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 
World Cup fans gather to watch matches in Rio
41 An Argentine soccer fan watches his team play against Bosnia and Herzegovina as they watch on a giant screen at the FIFA World Cup Fan Fest on Copacabana beach on June 15, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Their team is playing on the fourth day of the World Cup tournament. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) 
World Cup fans gather to watch matches in Rio
42 Argentina fans celebrate at the FIFA Fan Fest on Copacabanaa Beach on June 15, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The match was played on the fourth day of the World Cup tournament. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) 
An Argentina fan poses
43 An Argentina fan poses in front of the Maracana stadium for the FIFA World Cup 2014 group match between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzecovina in Rio de Janeiro on June 15, 2014.