Asia

    • In the streets of Bangladesh, World Cup flags, tee-shirts and other memorabilia are on sale everywhere as excitement grows days before the event begins in Brazil, June 8, 2014. (VOA)
    • Young World Cup fans show their support for Argentina as the start date for the World Cup nears, Bangladesh, June 8, 2014. (VOA)
    • World Cup fans display the flags of Argentina and Brazil on their balconies and rooftops, Bangladesh, June 8, 2014. (VOA)
    • Enthusiastic crowds of young World Cup fans paint the flag of Argentina on their faces, Bangladesh, June 10, 2014. (VOA)
    • Young boys paint the flag of Argentina on their faces and bodies ahead of the World Cup games, Bangladesh, June 8, 2014.  (VOA)
    • A tailor sews Brazilian national flags to be sold to football enthusiasts ahead of the World Cup, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 31, 2014.
    • Children bathe in a roof top water tank near a wall painted with the flag of 2014 World Cup host Brazil, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 28, 2014.

    World Cup Fever Spreads in Bangladesh

    Published June 10, 2014


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