Sports picture of the day

February 12, 2009

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We’re back with another picture of the day, and this time Sports Pictures Editor Greg Bos has chosen a frame from the Copa Libertadores, South American soccer’s version of the Champions League. Greg writes:

I like this picture because of its colour and shape – a simple, but eye-catching, illustration of football fans in Argentina sandwiched between two giant colourful flags.

ORIGINAL CAPTION: Fans of San Lorenzo de Almagro display giant flags as they cheer their team during their Copa Libertadores soccer match against San Luis in Buenos Aires, February 11, 2009. Marcos Brindicci/REUTERS/(ARGENTINA)

Click here for the previous day’s picture or for a blast of nostalgia check out a few of the pix of the day from the Beijing Olympics.

http://blogs.reuters.com/china/2008/08/15/beijing-games-picture-of-the-day-11/

http://blogs.reuters.com/china/2008/08/10/beijing-games-picture-of-the-day-6/

http://blogs.reuters.com/china/2008/08/21/beijing-games-picture-of-the-day-16/

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muito bom este blog, vejo todos os dias, parabens

Um blog muito bom, parabens

this is the number 12 player on the team!

like the guy looking thru the flag that is cool.. http://www.mnlakeplace.com

Good picture! Who is the photographer¿

Posted by lionreport | Report as abusive

Yes, nice pic but…, why was the name of the photographer taken out?

Posted by Ricardo | Report as abusive

lionreport and Ricardo — many apologies. It was an editing error on my part. Marcos Brindicci took the pic and I’ve amended the caption to give him due credit.

Consider my wrists slapped.

Posted by Kevin Fylan | Report as abusive