In pictures: World Cup 2014 fans around the world
24 June 2014
Last updated at 15:39
Football fans around the world have been coming together to watch the World Cup on big – and small – screens since it kicked off on 12 June. Here is a selection of images showing some of the locations where fans have been watching the action.
Football fans around the world have been coming together to watch the World Cup on big – and small – screens since it kicked off on 12 June. Here, these Algeria fans in Algiers watch their national team's World Cup Group H game against South Korea.
The Desert Foxes would go to win Saturday’s tie 4-2 - scoring more goals in the process than in their preceding seven World Cup matches combined - to the delight of their ecstatic supporters in Algiers.
Meanwhile, in Seoul, South Korea, these fans react with despair as they watch their side lose their second group game to the Algerians.
Ivory Coast fans take an interest in the fortunes of their West African neighbours, Ghana, as they watch the Black Stars’ thrilling 2-2 draw with Germany on Saturday on a screen set up in a street in Abidjan.
A Ghana fan shows his support for the Black Stars during Saturday’s game at a public screening in Hamburg, Germany.
Fans in Mogadishu watch a live screening of the opening game between Brazil and Croatia on 12 June in the Somali capital.
Iran fans in Auckland, New Zealand, gather to watch their side’s opening 0-0 draw with Nigeria (Picture: BBC Persian user Bahareh).
Despite Iran’s narrow 1-0 defeat to Argentina in their next group game – thanks to a Lionel Messi late goal - fans in the Iranian capital, Tehran, still celebrate the defeat, after an impressive display by Carlos Queiroz’s team (Picture: BBC Persian user Hossein).
England may have been knocked out after only two matches, but their support extends to the cafes of Jakarta, Indonesia, due to the influence of the English Premier League (Picture: BBC Indonesia’s Jerome Wirawan).
Jakarta’s cafes also host a large following of Netherlands fans – who have been celebrating the Dutch side’s impressive showing at the World Cup so far, with three wins out of three. Indonesia is a former Dutch colony (Picture: BBC Indonesia’s Jerome Wirawan).
Interest in the World Cup also extends to the male-only tea shops of Rangoon, Burma, which have invested in TV screens to show the tournament. Here, Burmese men watch Spain’s 3-0 Group B victory over Australia on Tuesday (Picture: BBC Burmese).