Soccer Fan

A soccer fan dressed in a traditional carnival costume waits for a German first division soccer match Mainz 05 vs Darmstadt 98 to start (Oct.16). Mainz is one of Germany’s carnival strongholds, although the carnival season only starts Nov.11 (at 11.11.a.m.).

At a Soccer Match

Police in riot gear, armed with a video camera, march towards hooligans who climbed over the fence and entered the pitch shorty before the end of a German 3rd soccer league relegation match Kickers Offenbach vs 1. FC Magdeburg, May 31. Offenbach, Frankfurt’s eastern neighbor city, lost 1-3.