It's a phenomenon known as "Accidental Renaissance" — when a modern-day photograph inadvertently evokes the look and feel of Renaissance masterworks. The World Cup has produced images that fit the bill — featuring painterly characteristics such as vivid colors, intense emotion, dramatic gestures, and several subjects filling the scene. These pictures look like they belong in a museum.Matthias Hangst/Getty Images England and Belgium battle below the ball during their match at Kaliningrad Stadium. Julian Finney/Getty Images Diego Maradona strikes a celestial pose. KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images Serbia's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic rises above his Brazilian foes.
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