Diego Maradona shimmies and jukes. He drags the ball with him. The camera pans from his feet to his face, tracking him as he goes. Is he heading toward the goal or dribbling harmlessly across the field? I can't tell, and neither can the English defenders he slides by so easily. The goalkeeper is nothing more than a…
Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero stopped two penalties in the semifinal win over the Netherlands.
Dutch players swarm forward after defeating Costa Rica on penalty kicks. Photograph by Ryu Voelkel.
Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo dribbles between Fabian Johnson (23) and Kyle Beckerman of the United States during last night’s Group G World Cup game.
Ryu Voelkel is Howler Magazine's European photographer. He's currently in Brazil shooting for his forthcoming book of World Cup photography, RYU X RIO, which you can …
Cristiano Ronaldo was on our minds as we put together issue five of Howler—in particular, how to stop him. So we asked writer Thomas Unsworth to canvass some of the world’s best defenders for their tips on containing arguably the world’s most dangerous player.
Germany’s Philipp Lahm walks through a shaft of light during today's match with Ghana. The game ended 2–2.