July 1, 2013

Morro dos Prazeres, Rio de Janeiro

Photograph by Christian Franz Tragni, Redux

Boys play Brazil's national pastime on a soccer field in the Morro des Prazeres favela in Rio de Janeiro. The spot overlooks Pão de Açúca, or Sugarloaf Mountain, and Guanabara Bay.

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