World Cup's best moments caught in stunning birds-eye view photos
As if the World Cup couldn't get any more dramatic, AFP photographers have been going to great lengths -- or should that be heights? -- to capture the action from the most extreme of viewpoints.
For every game, AFP have been taking "top shots" of the players from atop the stadium roof, affording us the most wonderful, almost surreal, birds-eye view of the tournament.
Here are 10 of The Toe Poke's favourite images so far:
Truly terrific stuff, and an absorbing collection of imagery that's all but certain to grow as the World Cup moves into the knockout phases.
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