Ideias, Imagens

As melhores imagens dos fãs britânicos no Mundial 2014

Pelo menos 1 milhão de adeptos ingleses marcam, hoje, presença em Manaus – a “Paris dos Trópicos” e”Capital Ambiental do Brasil“.

Three lions on a shirt: The England kit hangs ready in the dressing rooms of the Arena Amazonia - hours before being worn by Gerrard, Lampard, Wilshere et al

It begins! Fans began trickling into the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus in the late afternoon sunshine with their costumes - including a tiara - ready for action

Is there something on my head? An early arrival to the stadium clutches a branded cup as she waits for the kick-off - and there's no prizes for guessing who she supports

Rooney duo: A couple find their way to their seats in the Arena da Amazonia, wearing shirts which honour one of the England team's most famous names

Mania in Manaus: The Amazon rainforest city has been descended upon by thousands of England fans who gathered in front of the Teatro Amazonas opera house. The much-anticipated clash against Italy was given extra tension after  Italian goalkeeper and captain Gianluigi Buffon was ruled out of the match due to an ankle injury

Getting into the spirit: England fan Sarah Jayne Hart was one of thousands who made the trip from Britain to the Amazon rainforest city of Manaus

Welcome! The atmosphere in Manaus reached fever pitch as thousands of England fans arrived for the match. The city was once at the centre of the rubber trade

Cheers! Not everyone was imbibing alcohol before the match - this crowd of England fans in Manaus was pictured holding their soft drinks aloft with a Brazilian onlooker

Let's get the party started: An England fan drinks in a bar in Manaus ahead of the match - which takes place in the early evening in Brazil but late in Britain

Sparkling with excitement: An England fan relaxes ahead of the match in Manaus, where temperatures were only a few degrees higher than those back home

Enjoying the weather: Fans from nations across the world - with a strong English contingent - drink in the sun in Manaus ahead of the World Cup clash

Englishmen on tour: Fans drank as team to was revealed as Hart, Johnson, Jagielka, Cahill, Baines, Gerrard, Henderson, Welbeck, Sterling, Rooney and Sturridge

Meanwhile in Blighty: Revellers at the Robin Hood Inn in Jarrow, Tyneside, getting the party under way a few hours ahead of England's World Cup clash against ItalyPolice and ambulance services warned supporters not to drink too much ahead of the unusual 11pm kick-off amid fears of a spate of alcohol-related violence

Dancing in the streets: Taylor Chaplin, 12 (left) and Reece Milkins, 13, played football in the street in Bristol as St George's cross flags flew overhead

Towering hopes: Football fans gathered in Trafalgar Square in central London, where authorities have laid on hundreds of extra night buses to get revellers home safely

Nazar Singh, de Sunderland, ancião de 110 anos, tem acompanhado todos os Mundiais de futebol desde 1930.

Even Downing Street has got in on the action, with workers pictured raising a St George's cross over No 10

Bandeira hasteada no Número 10 de Downing Street.

Getting the celebrations started: This fan began partying early in Leeds as police and ambulance services warned there could be an increase in alcohol-fuelled incidents

Meanwhile in Brazil: The England Band, from Sheffield, has been a permanent fixture at the tournament since 1998 - and this time was no exception. They warmed up tonight in Manaus (pictured) - but have been told they will not be able to take their now-famous collection of brass instruments and a drum into the stadium itself

Getting started: England fans warm up for the match in the national fashion at a bar in Manaus. The kick-off is at 6pm local time

The competition: Italian fans in Manaus have not been short of costumes or face paint either, and despite a ban on musical instruments they planned on making a din

Shedloads of fun: John Plumridge, 59, and his son John, 26, will watch from the comfort of their shed in Shrewsbury after they spent £10,000 turning it into a sports bar

Equipped with a full bar, shelves of ale and bottles of spirits, the shed allowed them to get away from the spectators who were expected to flood into 32,00 pubs

True colours: Ralph Holmes, 88, from Cosham, Hampshire, flies the St George's Cross at least five times from his mobility scooter

Feeling chipper: Karina Holmes and Darren Morris hold plates of England-themed fish and chips ahead of the match at their shop in Southampton

A knight to remember: In Manaus, Brazil, England fans have been arriving ready for battle ahead of tonight's 'rumble in the jungle' - in some very patriotic outfits

Superfans: Carla Fawns with Karen Stewart (pictured) travelled all the way from Cambridge to be at the Amazon rainforest stadium for the match against Italy

Bold as brass: The England band (from left: Ken Barlow, Lawrence Geraghty, John Hemmingham, Stuart Holmes and Bernard Clifton, front) have also arrived in Brazil

Fonte: Daily Mail





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