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SOCCER-WORLD/
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June 22, 2010
A fan poses with pictures of Argentina's head coach Diego Maradona's daughters Dalma and Giannina
and...
POLOKWANE, South Africa
A fan poses with pictures of Argentina's head coach Diego Maradona's daughters Dalma and Giannina
A fan poses with pictures of Argentina's head coach Diego Maradona's daughters Dalma and Giannina
and the headline reading "Do it for the girls" during a 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match between Argentina and Greece at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER WORLD/
RTR2FHOH
June 21, 2010
A Chile fan wearing a makarapa fan helmet waits for the start of the 2010 World Cup Group H match between...
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
A Chile fan wearing a makarapa fan helmet waits for the start of 2010 World Cup Group H match between...
A Chile fan wearing a makarapa fan helmet waits for the start of the 2010 World Cup Group H match between Switzerland and Chile in Port Elizabeth June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP HEADSHOT)
SOCCER-WORLD/
RTR2F9QY
June 16, 2010
A fan reacts after South Africa lost to Uruguay following their 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match at...
Pretoria, South Africa
A fan reacts after South Africa lost to Uruguay following their 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match at...
A fan reacts after South Africa lost to Uruguay following their 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 16, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD/
RTR2F9CK
June 16, 2010
Fans cheer before the 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match between South Africa and Uruguay at Loftus...
Pretoria, South Africa
Fans cheer before the 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match between South Africa and Uruguay at Loftus...
Fans cheer before the 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match between South Africa and Uruguay at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 16, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD/
RTR2F3WJ
June 13, 2010
An Australian fan wears a makaraba hat on the beach front in Durban June 13, 2010. Australia will play...
Durban, South Africa
An Australian fan wears a makaraba hat on the beach front in Durban
An Australian fan wears a makaraba hat on the beach front in Durban June 13, 2010. Australia will play Germany in their World Cup 2010 soccer match on June 13. REUTERS/Rogan Ward (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD/
RTR2F2VX
June 12, 2010
An England fan cheers ahead of the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match against the U.S. at Royal Bafokeng...
Rustenburg, South Africa
England fan cheers ahead of the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match against the US at Royal Bafokeng...
An England fan cheers ahead of the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match against the U.S. at Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg June 12, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP SOCIETY)
SOCCER-WORLD/
RTR2F27S
June 12, 2010
An Argentina soccer fan awaits the start of the 2010 World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Nigeria...
Johannesburg, South Africa
An Argentina soccer fan awaits the start of the 2010 World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Nigeria...
An Argentina soccer fan awaits the start of the 2010 World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Nigeria at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 12, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD/
RTR2F0OI
June 11, 2010
A South African fan waves before the 2010 World Cup opening match between Mexico and South Africa at...
Johannesburg, South Africa
South African fan waves before the 2010 World Cup opening match between Mexico and South Africa at Soccer...
A South African fan waves before the 2010 World Cup opening match between Mexico and South Africa at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
RTR2E4IX
May 20, 2010
SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA - REISSUE correcting spelling of the word helmet in introduction - Illustration,...
ZA, South Africa
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SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA - REISSUE correcting spelling of the word helmet in introduction - Illustration, photo and factbox on the distinctive 'makarapa' helmets worn by South African football fans. RNGS. (SIN16) Note: Colour only graphic
World Cup 2010
World Cup 2010
South Africa's Makarapa Trend - 29 Jun 2010
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SOCCER-WORLD
RTR2E1J8
May 18, 2010
A South African fan wears a Makarapa hat during an international friendly soccer match between Thailand...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A South African fan wears a Makarapa hat during an international friendly soccer match between Thailand...
A South African fan wears a Makarapa hat during an international friendly soccer match between Thailand and South Africa in preparation for the World Cup at Mbombela stadium in Nelspruit May 16, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game. Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD
RTR2E1J7
May 18, 2010
A South African fan wears a Makarapa hat during an international friendly soccer match between Thailand...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A South African fan wears a Makarapa hat during an international friendly soccer match between Thailand...
A South African fan wears a Makarapa hat during an international friendly soccer match between Thailand and South Africa in preparation for the World Cup at Mbombela stadium in Nelspruit May 16, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game. Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD
RTR2E1J6
May 18, 2010
Makarapa fan helmets are displayed at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Makarapa fan helmets are displayed at a factory in Wyneburg
Makarapa fan helmets are displayed at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game. Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD
RTR2E1J5
May 18, 2010
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game. Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD
RTR2E1J4
May 18, 2010
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game. Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD
RTR2E1J2
May 18, 2010
Makarapa fan helmets designed for fans of Argentina soccer team are displayed in Wyneburg May 14, 2010....
Johannesburg, South Africa
Makarapa fan helmets designed for fans of Argentina soccer team are displayed in Wyneburg
Makarapa fan helmets designed for fans of Argentina soccer team are displayed in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game. Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD
RTR2E1J0
May 18, 2010
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet wears a makarapa designed for fans of Spain soccer team in Wyneburg...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet factory wears a makarapa designed for fans of Brazil soccer team in...
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet wears a makarapa designed for fans of Spain soccer team in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game. Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD
RTR2E1IZ
May 18, 2010
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet wears a makarapa designed for fans of Switzerland soccer team in Wyneburg...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet wears a makarapa designed for fans of Switzerland soccer team in Wyneburg...
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet wears a makarapa designed for fans of Switzerland soccer team in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game. Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD
RTR2E1IX
May 18, 2010
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet wears a makarapa designed for fans of Portugal soccer team in Wyneburg...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet factory wears a makarapa designed for fans of Portugal soccer team...
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet wears a makarapa designed for fans of Portugal soccer team in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game. Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD
RTR2E1IW
May 18, 2010
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game. Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD
RTR2E1IU
May 18, 2010
Makarapa fan helmets are displayed at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Makarapa fan helmets are displayed at a factory in Wyneburg
Makarapa fan helmets are displayed at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game. Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD
RTR2E1IP
May 18, 2010
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet factory wears a makarapa designed for fans of Brazil soccer team in...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet factory wears a makarapa designed for fans of Brazil soccer team in...
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet factory wears a makarapa designed for fans of Brazil soccer team in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game. Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
RTR2E0N8
May 18, 2010
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet factory wears a makarapa designed for fans of the U.S. soccer team...
Johannesburg, South Africa
To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
A worker of a makarapa fan helmet factory wears a makarapa designed for fans of the U.S. soccer team in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game.
Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
RTR2E0N7
May 18, 2010
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's...
Johannesburg, South Africa
To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game.
Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
RTR2E0N6
May 18, 2010
Makarapa helmets for fans of Argentina soccer team are displayed at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010....
Johannesburg, South Africa
To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
Makarapa helmets for fans of Argentina soccer team are displayed at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game.
Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
RTR2E0N4
May 18, 2010
Makarapa helmets for fans of Argentina soccer team are displayed at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010....
Johannesburg, South Africa
To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
Makarapa helmets for fans of Argentina soccer team are displayed at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game.
Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
RTR2E0N1
May 18, 2010

Lovemore Baloyi, a manager of a makarapa fan helmet factory, wears a makarapa designed with a witch...
Johannesburg, South Africa
To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA

Lovemore Baloyi, a manager of a makarapa fan helmet factory, wears a makarapa designed with a witch doctor in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. Baloyi's father has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game.
Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
RTR2E0N0
May 18, 2010
A worker checks makarapa fan helmets at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's...
Johannesburg, South Africa
To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
A worker checks makarapa fan helmets at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game.
Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
RTR2E0MY
May 18, 2010
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's...
Johannesburg, South Africa
To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game.
Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
RTR2E0MX
May 18, 2010
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's...
Johannesburg, South Africa
To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
A worker paints a makarapa fan helmet at a factory in Wyneburg May 14, 2010. The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand and expects the elaborate headgear to become a global craze after the tournament. Dancing fans wearing the brightly painted hats made from converted plastic construction helmets, often paired with giant mock glasses, are a trademark of the South African game.
Photo taken May 14, 2010. To match Feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SAFRICA/
RTR2DAER
April 30, 2010
A group of fans of South African soccer team Bafana Bafana await their arrival at the newly open Central...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A group of fans of South African soccer team Bafana Bafana await their arrival at the newly open Central...
A group of fans of South African soccer team Bafana Bafana await their arrival at the newly open Central Terminal Building at O.R. Tambo International Airport, outside of Johannesburg, April 30, 2010. The 2010 World Cup kicks-off in the city on June 11. REUTERS/Peter Andrews (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
SOCCER-WORLD/FANS
RTR2ANDC
February 21, 2010
A soccer fan wears his makarapa during a match between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs in Soweto February...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A soccer fan wears his makarapa during a soccer match in Soweto
A soccer fan wears his makarapa during a match between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs in Soweto February 20, 2010. Makarapas are made from the hard plastic hats worn by construction workers and range from simple painted designs to intricate stand-up cut-outs of players, teams or animals, often paired with giant mock spectacles. Dancing fans wearing makarapas and making a noise like charging elephants on their vuvuzelas will be at the heart of the unique atmosphere that was such a selling point for Africa's first World Cup. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER SOCIETY)
SOCCER-WORLD/FANS
RTR2ANCC
February 21, 2010
Alfred Baloyi wears his makarapa during a soccer match between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs in Soweto...
Soweto, South Africa
Man wears makarapa during soccer match in Soweto
Alfred Baloyi wears his makarapa during a soccer match between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs in Soweto February 20, 2010. Makarapas are made from the hard plastic hats worn by construction workers and range from simple painted designs to intricate stand-up cut-outs of players, teams or animals, often paired with giant mock spectacles. Dancing fans wearing makarapas and making a noise like charging elephants on their vuvuzelas will be at the heart of the unique atmosphere that was such a selling point for Africa's first World Cup. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER SOCIETY)
SOCCER WORLD/DRAW
RTXRG3E
December 04, 2009
A fan wearing a makarapa poses during celebrations in Cape Town December 4, 2009. An estimated 350 million...
Cape Town, South Africa
A fan wearing a makarapa poses during celebrations in Cape Town
A fan wearing a makarapa poses during celebrations in Cape Town December 4, 2009. An estimated 350 million people are expected to tune in for Friday's gala ceremony at Cape Town's International Convention Centre as World Cup qualifiers are drawn into eight first round groups for the tournament starting on June 11 next year.
REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA SPORT SOCCER)
SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
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August 26, 2009
Soccer enthusiast Jacob Baloyi shows off his Makarapa, a hand cut and hand painted hard hat worn by the...
Johannesburg, South Africa
To match feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
Soccer enthusiast Jacob Baloyi shows off his Makarapa, a hand cut and hand painted hard hat worn by the South African soccer fans in Johannesburg August 4, 2009. The most eye-catching sight in the stands at next year's soccer World Cup will be thousands of jiving fans wearing elaborate headgear invented by a former cleaner in his township shack. Picture taken August 4. To match feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA SPORT SOCCER SOCIETY)
SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA.
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August 26, 2009
Soccer enthusiast Jacob Baloyi shows off his Makarapa, a hand cut and hand painted hard hat worn by the...
Johannesburg, South Africa
To match feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA
Soccer enthusiast Jacob Baloyi shows off his Makarapa, a hand cut and hand painted hard hat worn by the South African soccer fans in Johannesburg August 4, 2009. The most eye-catching sight in the stands at next year's soccer World Cup will be thousands of jiving fans wearing elaborate headgear invented by a former cleaner in his township shack. Picture taken August 4. To match feature SOCCER-WORLD/MAKARAPA REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA SPORT SOCCER SOCIETY)
SOCCER-CONFEDERATIONS/
RTR254T0
June 28, 2009
A South African soccer fan wears a makarapa hat and blows a horn before the Confederations Cup final...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A South African soccer fan wears a makarapa and blows a horn before the Confederations Cup final soccer...
A South African soccer fan wears a makarapa hat and blows a horn before the Confederations Cup final soccer match at the Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg June 28, 2009. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (SOUTH AFRICA)
SOCCER-CONFEDERATIONS/
RTR254SY
June 28, 2009
A South African soccer fan wearing a makarapa hat cheers before the Confederations Cup final soccer match...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A South African soccer fan wearing a makarapa hat cheers before the Confederations Cup final soccer match...
A South African soccer fan wearing a makarapa hat cheers before the Confederations Cup final soccer match at the Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg June 28, 2009. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (SOUTH AFRICA)
SOCCER-CONFEDERATIONS/
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June 25, 2009
South Africa soccer fan wearing a makarapa hat cheers before the Confederations Cup semi-final match...
Johannesburg, South Africa
South Africa soccer fan wearing a makarapa hat cheers before the Confederations Cup semi-final match...
South Africa soccer fan wearing a makarapa hat cheers before the Confederations Cup semi-final match against Brazil at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 25, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA SPORT SOCCER)
SOCCER-CONFEDERATIONS/SAFRICA
RTR24N96
June 14, 2009
A soccer fan wears a funny hat, also known as a makarapa, before the start of the Confederations Cup...
Johannesburg, South Africa
A soccer fan wears a funny hat, also known as a makarapa, before the start of the Confederations Cup...
A soccer fan wears a funny hat, also known as a makarapa, before the start of the Confederations Cup soccer match between South Africa and Iraq at the Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg June 14, 2009. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen (SOUTH AFRICA). SPORT SOCCER)
SPORT SOCCER
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January 30, 2002
A South African soccer supporter wears a helmet, also know as a makarapa, in support of his
country's...
Segou, Mali
SOUTH AFRICA'S SOCCER SUPPORTERS ATTENDS MATCH IN SEGOU.
A South African soccer supporter wears a helmet, also know as a makarapa, in support of his
country's team during the African Nations Cup match against Mali at the
Segou stadium January 30, 2002. South Africa beat Moroco 3-1 to qualify
for semifinal. REUTERS/Juda Ngwenya

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