Iranian fans cheered even as the United States knocked them out of the World Cup. It brings to an end to a tumultuous tournament for Iran, played against the backdrop of protests and activism in Qatar and at home.
In the video, the fans can be seen revelling in an impromptu rendition of the celebration after the shocking win.
Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer was recently in Tokyo, Japan, for an event with his apparel sponsor UNIQLO.
Laura McAllister, a former Wales footballer, was among those to have a rainbow-coloured bucket hat taken away before entering the stadium.
Ecuador fans were heard chanting “Queremos cerveza” – which means “We want beer” – during their nation’s opening game of the World Cup against host country Qatar.
Free flights, hotels and tickets have brought fans from Argentina, England, Germany and elsewhere to Doha. Some say Qatar has picked up the tab for select soccer fans in order to sanitize its image. DW checks the fact.
Fans who are arriving from other countries have been advised to wear clothes that are not too revealing.
There was no escalator like last time, no offensive nicknames like always, and none of the awkward dancing that sometimes features, but supporters got exactly what they wanted in Florida on Tuesday.
The monument is made of aluminium and it is crafted by Canadian metal sculptors Kevin and Michelle Stone.
The first men’s football World Cup in an Islamic country will be particularly challenging for supporters who like to drink alcohol. Fan representatives fear Qatari restrictions could even fuel drunkenness.