A South African boy and his own "soccer" ball

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© Pratima Nemani
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UploadedJuly 5, 2010
TakenMay 1, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D300S
Exposure1/2500 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length52 mm
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Who says soccer has to be played with the traditional soccer ball?

This boy lives in one of the largest and poorest townships in Capetown, South Africa - Khayelitsha.

Despite the tough conditions around him, World Cup fever has caught up with him and his friends - even if it means making their own soccer ball.

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  • dp *

    dp * gave props (5 Jul 2010):

    Wonderful capture and portrait.

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (8 Jul 2010):

    Brilliant narrative as well as colors.

  • Brian Ach

    Brian Ach said (2 Sep 2010):

    Really nice portrait

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