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The 12th player: Football fans of the week


Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters


Football is impossible without the fans. The "12th player” fights alongside the team, encouraging the athletes towards the win.

Mediamax Sport presents the photo story about football fans that made an extraordinary effort last week and caught the eyes of Reuters correspondents.

Photo: Reuters


Egyptian fans fully backed their beloved Zamalek SC in the Africa Cup of Nations game.

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Football reigned in Alexandria as well, and there too the Egyptian fans showed outstanding dedication during the CAF Champions League game.

Photo: Reuters


Fans prepared a real show for the Marseille vs. Nimes face-off in Marseille, decorating Velodrome stadium ahead of the game.

Photo: Reuters


This couple are devoted fans of Arsenal. They come to every game.

Photo: Reuters


It isn’t always smiles and fun. When the game doesn’t go your team’s way, you leave the stadium upset and disappointed.

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English fans rarely fail to show proper support to their clubs. Every goal counts and they invest in the game as much as the players.

Photo: Reuters

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