2007 Photo Contest, Sports, 3rd prize

Lorenzo Cicconi Massi


01 October, 2006

Students at the Beijing Guoan Football Club school practice heading techniques. The school is in an isolated spot about 70km from Beijing, and has some 200 pupils between the ages of 15 and 18. The boys all board at the school, and the curriculum focuses entirely on physical training and soccer techniques. On weekends they play matches against other Chinese youth teams.

About the photographer

Lorenzo Cicconi Massi

Lorenzo Cicconi Massi is a photographer born and based in Senigallia, Italy. In 1999, he was awarded the Italian Canon Prize for the best photographic portfolio and joined the...

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