France v Australia: Group C - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

The World Cup's Unforgettable Fans

There are fans, and then there are World Cup fans — a massive collection of color, noise, emotion and a whole lot of face paint. For weeks, the spirited believers have gone all out in Russia, with everything from spirited singing to uncontrollable crying at every turn. It's made for amazing atmospheres — and incredible pictures. Here, some of our favorites.

LION HEARTED Ian MacNicol/Getty Images LION HEARTED With the nickname "Lions of the Atlas," the Moroccan national team had some furry fans in attendance. PATTERN OF EXCELLENCE Anadolu Agency/Getty Images PATTERN OF EXCELLENCE Croatia is red, white, and through to the World Cup final.

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BUG EYES Lars Baron - FIFA via Getty Images BUG EYES Elton John would love this Belgium fan's shades. WELL-SUITED David Ramos - FIFA via Getty Images WELL-SUITED Denmark fans were a coordinated bunch. SAMURAI SQUAD Patrick Smith - FIFA via Getty Images SAMURAI SQUAD There's so much to love about this group of creative Japan fans.
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Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS; Dan Mullan/Getty Images COLORS RUN DEEP Jan Kruger/Getty Images COLORS RUN DEEP Behold, the dangers of face paint. ORDERLY FASHION Catherine Ivill/Getty Images ORDERLY FASHION Senegal fans outdid themselves during their team's exciting run through the group stage. MAD HATTER Ryan Pierse/Getty Images MAD HATTER Mexico fans were among the most crazed and colorful in Russia. BATTLE CRY Carl Court/Getty Images BATTLE CRY Teary-eyed Japan fans were everywhere after a heart-breaking loss to Belgium. RUSSIA HOUSE Lars Baron - FIFA via Getty Images RUSSIA HOUSE Who has two thumbs and loves the World Cup? This guy.
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Matthias Hangst/Getty Images EAGLE EYES Lars Baron - FIFA via Getty Images EAGLE EYES Nothing could mask Nigerian fans' excitement around the Super Eagles' thrilling run. HEAD DRESSED Patrick Smith - FIFA via Getty Images HEAD DRESSED This omnipresent Colombia fan's ensemble never gets old. BLUE PERU Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images BLUE PERU A loss to France had this Peru fan feeling the pain. VICTORY DANCE Michael Regan - FIFA via Getty Images VICTORY DANCE Senegal took care of Poland, and their fans were on top of the world. LES ROUGES Lars Baron - FIFA via Getty Images LES ROUGES This spirited France fan stood out at every match for his wild fire hair. ACCESORIZED Alex Livesey/Getty Images ACCESORIZED This Iran fan came with all the fixings for his team's match against Spain.

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