• Brazil World Cup Toronto Fans
    2018,  Brazil

    Brazil – 2018

    During the course of the 2018 World Cup, I had seen seen a few bars that jumped out at me as places I wanted to visit later in the tournament. Vivid was one of them. After one of the earlier…

  • England World Cup Toronto Fans
    2018,  Colombia,  England

    England – 2018

    As Scallywags is an authentic English football headquarters, and the fact I had got some amazing photos of Colombia fans in Toronto 2014, I decided to say put for the afternoon match. The anticipation for the clash of England and…

  • Sweden World Cup Toronto Fans
    2018,  Sweden

    Sweden – 2018

    This is one legitimate Sweden fan, and they are harder to find than you think. I had suggestions from the Consulate General of Sweden, Toronto to try either the Gull & Firkin in the Beaches or Scallywags. I started at…

  • Belgium World Cup Toronto
    2018,  Belgium,  Japan

    Belgium – 2018

    In the knockout round, when choosing which team to photograph, I usually go for the underdog. The theory is that if the underdog wins, then they will be even that much more pumped. If the underdog is defeated, well, it…

  • Portugal World Cup Toronto
    2018,  Portugal

    Portugal – 2018

    There are so many great Portuguese focused bars in Toronto, it’s hard to pick just one. As for some teams, I like to just wander the most likely intersections and find a bar that looks the most intriguing. Plus, I…

  • France World Cup Toronto
    2018,  France

    France – 2018

    The first game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup knockout round was a pure gem, with back and forth scoring and a full seven goals scored. With Argentina going home and France feeling as confident as ever, it is yet…

  • Germany World Cup Toronto
    2018,  Germany

    Germany – 2018

    Wow. Germany, the reigning world champions, will not advance to the knockout stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. I’ve watched a lot of World Cup games here in Toronto, and this was by far the most nervously intense crowd…

  • Iran World Cup Toronto
    2018,  Iran

    Iran – 2018

    I’ve had some really great experiences with Iranian fans over my 12 years doing this project. In fact, an Iranian fan in 2006 was the first and only fan to hand me a flag from their country. I still have…

  • Panama World Cup Toronto
    2018,  Panama

    Panama – 2018

    It took me a while to find supporters of Panama. I had not had any significant leads before their first game, I knew I would find a row of cars with Panama flags and a bar packed with supporters somewhere…

  • Iceland World Cup Toronto
    2018,  Iceland

    Iceland – 2018

    I was slightly worried about finding fans of the smallest country ever to qualify for the FIFA World Cup, but the Icelandic Canadian Club of Toronto organized a viewing at The Football Factory on Bathurst and Iceland fans responded. Although…

  • Morocco World Cup in Toronto
    2018,  Iran,  Morocco

    Morocco – 2018

    At the very last minute I got wind of a gathering of Moroccan fans for their first game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Jack Astor’s on Front Street. About a dozen supporters trickled in over the first half…

  • 2014,  Argentina

    Argentina – 2014

    Sky Ranch Restaurant was unanimously picked as the place to be in Toronto to watch Argentina in the World Cup. I hadn’t been there yet, and what better time to go than during a semi-final game! Turns out to be…

  • 2014,  Russia

    Russia – 2014

    I didn’t think it was going to be so difficult to find the Russians. As one of only four new teams in the 2014 World Cup for me to photograph, they were an ESSENTIAL team for me to find this…

  • 2014,  Colombia

    Colombia – 2014

    I have to admit, I kind of stumbled into this one, but what a great find. I had heard the Colombian community in Toronto was around the Keele and Sheppard area, but I didn’t have a specific location scouted out.…

  • 2014,  Cameroon

    Cameroon – 2014

    Having already checked out The Suya Spot and Harlem Underground as potential African World Cup Team watching spots, I decided to check out Yauca’s Lounge. After the closing of Chez La Belle Africaine, a hot spot for Cameroon fans for…