The 2014 World Cup is well underway in Brazil and while virtually the entire universe tunes their tellies into watch their home team, the fans in attendance are also turning heads.  

Is it the passion, the face paint or the elaborate costumes? Perhaps all three, but these “futbol fanatics” take cheering to an entirely new level.  Here are the wildest, wackiest fans from the tournament’s first weekend.  

Argentina

1. Yes, that is an Argentinian fan wearing Lionel Messi on his head.

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2. Argentinians are also capitalizing on the Pope’s heritage.. although the Pontiff himself claims he’s remaining neutral.

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3. What A Boob!

(Photo Credit: Gabriel Bouys/Getty Images)

Japan

4. This is what my childhood nightmares looked like.

(Photo Credit: Gabriel Bouys/Getty Images)

Netherlands

5. It’s not over until the fat “Lady” sings?

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6. I didn’t realize you could bring your own food into the stadium.

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U.S.A.

7.  ‘Merica

(Photo Credit: Joe Raedle)

Columbia

8. My Name is Indigo Montoya… prepare to die.

France

9. Kinda looks like a Patriots fan, no?


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10. Sacre Bleu!

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Honduras

11. Horsing Around 

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 Ivory Coast

12. Hakuna Matata

(Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Mexico

13. Cheech And Chong?

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Ecuador

14. Is there such a thing as Ecuador Man?

(Photo Credit: Pedro Ugarte/Getty Images)

 

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