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Fans add flavour to the football at Confederations Cup

June 20, 2013 09:53 IST

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The Confederations Cup in Brazil has been met with a lot of protests over the last four days, but the fans of the beautiful game are still thronging the stadiums in numbers. Right from their fancy attire to their creative placards, the excitement among supporters is palpable.

Rediff.com gives you a quick glance through the action in the stands.

A fan of Italy smiles before the Confederations Cup Group A match between Mexico and Italy at the Estadio Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.


Photographs: Satiro Sodre/Reuters

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A Mexico fan, wearing a sombrero and holding the Mexican national flag, is all smiles before the Confederations Cup Group A match between Mexico and Italy at the Estadio Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.


Photographs: Pilar Olivares/Reuters

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Fans of Tahiti clap and cheer before the team's Confederations Cup Group B match against Nigeria at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte.


Photographs: Jorge Silva/Reuters

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A young Mexico supporter gestures before the Confederations Cup Group A match between Mexico and Italy at the Estadio Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.


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An Italy fan has a message for his mother written on the Italian national flag before the Confederations Cup Group A match between Mexico and Italy at the Estadio Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.

The words on the flag read: 'Hello mom, from Maracana'.


Photographs: Pilar Olivares/Reuters

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A fan of Italy and Serie A club, Juventus, holds up a sign showing her support to the club's players before the team's Confederations Cup Group A match between Mexico and Italy at the Estadio Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.


Photographs: Pilar Olivares/Reuters

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A Mexico fan plants a kiss on the cheek of an Italian fan before the start of the Confederations Cup Group A match between Mexico and Italy at the Estadio Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.

Love and friendship have no boundaries, we say!


Photographs: Satiro Sodre/Reuters

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Fans of Tahiti with painted bodies and faces cheer during the team's Confederations Cup Group B match against Nigeria at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte


Photographs: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

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A Brazil fan wearing a cap featuring Fuleco, the 2014 World Cup mascot, cheers before the Confederations Cup Group A match between Italy and Japan at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife.


Photographs: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

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Fans of Japan smile before the team's Confederations Cup Group A match between Japan and Italy at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife.


Photographs: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

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