• 2006,  2010,  2014,  2018,  Introduction,  Media

    World Cup in Toronto – Highlights – 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018

    World Cup in Toronto - Fans from All World Cup Countries in GTA

    World Cup fans in the GTA – Highlight Gallery A highlight gallery of World Cup fans in Toronto over the past four World Cups: 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018. From great highs to frustrating lows, from large crowds to a single viewer watching the game in his apartment in Mississauga, these images capture the full gamut of experiences of fans of football’s greatest tournament. This gallery includes some of Joseph’s favourite images of fans of 54 different countries cheering their team during the World Cup in the GTA. While there may someday be a World Cup game in Toronto, many people know there hasn’t been a better city to be to…

  • Morocco World Cup Fans Toronto
    2022,  Morocco

    Morocco – 2022

    Spending the first half with the Morocco World Cup fans in Toronto on Sunday was an absolute joy and the whole reason I have continued doing this project for so many years. The game watch, hosted by the Moroccan Association…

  • England World Cup Fans in Toronto
    2022,  England

    England – 2022

    There are a lot of emotions present for a passionate fans watching a World Cup game, there is no question about it, kind of the whole point of this project to begin with, but there might not be more emotions…

  • Poland World Cup Fans Toronto Mississauga
    2022,  Poland

    Poland – 2022

    I had strolled along Roncesvalles during Poland’s first game on November 22, and while I found some Polish fans at Chopin, I decided to check out Orbit Restaurant in Mississauga. The place was jammed, and while I got there late,…

  • Eduador World Cup Fans Toronto El-Tipico Ecuatoriano
    2022,  Ecuador

    Ecuador – 2022

    When looking for Ecuador World Cup fans in Toronto this year, I was elated to see that the very same restaurant I visited in 2006 was still open, still serving amazing Ecuadorian food, and still the hot spot for Ecuador…

  • Canada World Cup Fans Toronto Cafe Diplomatico
    2022,  Canada

    Canada – 2022

    The anticipation was high. Canada played really well and proved they can compete at the highest level. It was a bummer not to win and not to score a goal. I’d love to go into all the details of the…

  • Denmark World Cup Fans in Toronto
    2022,  Denmark

    Denmark – 2022

    Danish World Cup fans in Toronto have done it right. They have paired themselves with a specific venue and broadcasted it out to anyone who is interested. By doing this, their fans have no doubt if they are going to…

  • Croatia World Cup Finals Toronto Mississauga Croatia Park
    2018,  Croatia

    Croatia – 2018 Finals

    This being my fourth year shooting the World Cup in Toronto photography project, I’ve still only once been with there to photograph fans of the country that won the championship in real time. In 2006 I was on College Street…

  • England World Cup Toronto Opera Bobs
    2018,  England

    England – 2018

    This wasn’t my first attempt at Opera Bob’s to watch an England 2018 World Cup match. It’s a small place and they reach capacity pretty quickly, especially when England is doing something pretty magical. I had missed the previous match,…

  • Russia World Cup Toronto Fans
    2018,  Russia

    Russia – 2018

    My first venue to view the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Toronto was Red Square Restaurant. I was hoping to catch fans of the host nation celebrating both a win and the pride of being a host country. It was…

  • 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…

  • Croatia World Cup Toronto
    2018,  Croatia

    Croatia – 2018

    The last time I was in Croatia Parish Park was in 2006, there were no goals in the match, it was relatively borning, but I remember it fondly and have always loved the checkered uniforms of the Croatian fans. With…

  • 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…