2011 Photo Contest, Sports, Singles, 1st prize
Photographer

Mike Hutchings

06 July, 2010

The Netherlands’ Demy de Zeeuw is accidentally kicked in the face by Uruguay’s Martin Caceres during a World Cup semi-final soccer match in Cape Town, South Africa on 6 July.

About

Mike Hutchings

Born in 1963 in London, Mike Hutchings grew up in various countries around Africa, before finishing basic schooling in South Africa in 1980. He completed an honors degree in soci...

Background story

Cape Town, South Africa The Netherlands’ Demy de Zeeuw is accidentally kicked in the face by Uruguay’s Martin Caceres during a World Cup semi-final soccer match in Cape Town, South Africa on 6 July. The Dutch won the match 3-2. De Zeeuw was taken to hospital with a suspected broken jaw. He was later able to rejoin his teammates but was not selected to play in the final, when the Dutch lost 0-1 to Spain.

Photo credit:
Reuters

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/1600 s
Focal length
25 mm
F-Stop
f/8
ISO
200

This image is collected in