World Cup
Monday, June 18, 2018 at 14:19
Randy Vanderveen in Inspirational, Randy Vanderveen photography, Randy Vanderveen photography, Rwanda, Rwanda, Soccer, Spring, World Cup, black and white, photography , sports

It is no wonder the quest for football's (soccer's) World Cup has the name it does. It seems no matter where on the globe you go soccer is played, while other sports have just geographic areas that they are popular in.

In recognition of the battle for glory in Russia among football teams from all over the world, here are a couple of photographs from Rwanda which demonstrates how it reaches all classes of people — from the footballers with huge financial contracts in Europe to these players who live in poverty.

Kigali, Rwanda 2015-11-22 Photo Randy Vanderveen Boys play soccer in a Rwanda neighbourhood in the shadow of Stade Amahoro Stadium, the national stadium located in Kigali.Rwanda, May 2015 A young man in the Musanze District of Rwanda holds up his football made of twine and whateever he could salvage to make the piece of equipment. Other youngsters will play football with a ball made of banana leaves demonstrating a creative ways to make it possible to play "the Beautiful Game".

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