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one boot in the foot

This photo could have been taken anywhere else in the world. But I was walking in Old Havana in the late afternoon when I found Luiz, Juan, Isabelita and Miguel playing soccer. They told me Neymar is an idol in Cuba. When I told them that I saw Neymar playing in Vila Belmiro (Santos FC’s stadium), they went crazy. Luiz wanted to show me his skills. He told me he would be a soccer player, but there is this two little problems: there is no national championship in Cuba and, by the way, he only has one boot.

TAGS: Boot, Cuba, Love, Soccer

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© Martina van Steen.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2017
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 16, 2017, 9 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T5i
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Havana, Cuba