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“The Italian players celebrate as Fabio Cannavaro of Italy lifts the World Cup trophy aloft following victory in a penalty shootout at the end of the final match between Italy and France at the Olympic...

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There has been an eerie silence in Germany since the match last night – the whole country appears to be completely deflated after losing to Italy in the final minutes. There was quite a bit...

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Stadium Cologne is a really good setting to capture images like this one. Just before kick-off, I watched the sun set through the large gaps at the top of the stadium, behind the Swiss fans....

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As promised, here’s a shot I took of all the photographers lined up, one-by-one. We’re all trying to get the best shots possible and there’s not a lot of room as you can see! Shaun...

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An image showing facial emotion can make interesting viewing and this picture is no different (being as footballers particularly like part-taking in a spot of amateur dramatics!). I could see this tackle coming as I...

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At the time I took this picture of Andriy Gusin of Ukraine and Luis Garcia of Spain I didn’t realise what the end result would be. This happens all the time when shooting the action...

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I covered Brazil’s first match with anticipation. I had a whole list of ideas of some of the angles and images I wanted to shoot in my head, but unfortunately the match turned out to...

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The build-up to my first match is finally over! I shot this image on a 400mm lens, standing on the right-hand side of the goal, just outside the penalty box. Crespo’s a great player so...

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Hi. I’ll be bringing you lots of fun and action from behind the scenes, moving at lightning speed across Germany to capture some of the best games of the tournament! Be sure to check out...

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