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Today was a public holiday in this part of Germany but for our boys it was back to work after having had a rest day yesterday. Much speculation has followed Ronaldo since his lacklustre performance...

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After 58 minutes of torture, Sven put all England fans at ease and prepares to unleash Wayne Rooney. Not the most difficult picture to shoot but just the type of moment during a game that...

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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’m Stuart Franklin, a Getty Images sports photographer who is “embedded” with the Brazilian team at the World Cup. In my first post here on the blog, I wanted to share a little more of...

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I’ve been attending quite a few press conferences and training sessions in the build-up to the next England match tomorrow (Thursday) and this image is just one of many I’ve been having some fun with...

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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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England v Paraguay in Frankfurt, Germany

June 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

It might look as if I was just sitting behind the net but FIFA don’t like a dozen or more photographers cluttering up their goal mouths so I was working – honest! We all had...

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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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Welcome to the Getty Images Sports blog! We’re launching with all the excitement of the World Cup. I’m one of the chosen few who’s lucky enough to be embedded with the England football team in...

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