2010 Photo Contest, Sports Action, Stories, 3rd prize

Magnus Wennman


28 April, 2009

Steam rises from Jesper Johansson's head. He is 38 and combines playing football with the Stockholm Mean Machines with his job at a computer firm. The Stockholm Mean Machines, founded in 1984, is Sweden's oldest American football team. All team members are unpaid amateurs, except for an American professional quarterback, Aries Nelson.

About the photographer

Magnus Wennman

Magnus has worked in more than 80 countries, covering everything from the US election to the refugee crisis in Africa, Middle East and Europe. The five-times Photojournalist of ...

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