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2014 World Cup: Goalposts around the world


All you need is a ball and something to kick it in. Around the world, goalposts are made from metal, wood, plastic, sticks, tape, or paint on a wall. Reuters photographers captured images of goalposts on every continent as the world gets ready to watch the 2014 Brazil World Cup, which opens on June 12. –Thea Breite (20 photos total)
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1. Kathmandu, Nepal. May 31, 2014. (Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

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2. Rabat, Morocco. June 3, 2014. (Youssef Boudlal/Reuters)

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3. Lipljan, Kosovo. June 3, 2014. (Hazir Reka/Reuters)

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4. Outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil. June 5, 2014. (Paulo Whitaker/Reuters)

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5. Nemila, Bosnia and Herzegovina, after a flood. June 3, 2014. (Dado Ruvic/Reuters)

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6. Toronto, Canada. May 27, 2014. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

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7. Molweni, South Africa. June 5, 2014. (Rogan Ward/Reuters)

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8. Balham, Britain. June 3, 2014. (Stefan Wermuth/Reuters)

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9. Divnogorsk. Russia. June 2, 2014. (Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

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10. Cretelongue jail, Granges, Switzerland. May 30, 2014. (Denis Balibouse/Reuters)

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11. Flooding on Paraguay River, Asuncion, Paraguay. May 30, 2014. (Jorge Adorno/Reuters)

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12. Monterrey, Mexico. June 6, 2014. (Daniel Becerril/Reuters)

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13. Mumbai, India. June 3, 2014. (Danish Siddiqui/Reuters)

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14. Monnickendam, Netherlands. June 4, 2014 (Michael Kooren/Reuters)

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15. Frankfurt, Germany. June 1, 2014. (Ralph Orlowski/Reuters)

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16. Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. June 3, 2014. (Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters)

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17. Lima, Peru. June 2, 2014. (Mariana Bazo/Reuters)

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18. Mogadishu, Somalia. June 2, 2014. (Feisal Omar/Reuters)

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19. Manila, Philippines. June 5, 2014. (Romeo Ranoco/Reuters)

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20. Ronda, Spain. June 5, 2014. (Jon Nazca/Reuters)

Source: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2014/06/2014_world_cup_goalposts_around_the_world.html

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