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Photo: Sebastian Liste—Reportage by Getty Images

Football Comes Home: Soccer as Religion in Brazil

Brazil-based photographer Sebastián Liste took these powerful photos of soccer fans and soccer players in Rio de Janeiro, for whom football is no mere pastime, it is a religion.

Photo: Nabil Elderkin for Beats by Dr. Dre

Behind the Scenes of the Beats by Dr. Dre World Cup Commercial

Photographer-turned-filmmaker Nabil Elderkin tells TIME how he came to direct the Beats by Dre World Cup 2014 commercial - The Game Before the Game.

Photograph by Mario Tama—Getty Images

Dec. 10, 2013. Drug users gather beneath an overpass in an area known as ‘Cracolandia’, or Crackland, in the Antares shantytown in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

From Obama’s selfie at Mandela’s memorial service and the execution of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s uncle to the continuing protests in Kiev and Santa snuggling with a shark, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

Photograph by Mario Tama—Getty Images

Nov. 20, 2013. People play football and basketball in Manaus, Brazil.

From the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination and recovery efforts in the Philippines and Illinois to Batkid saving San Francisco and an 11-week-old lion cub playing in the fall foliage, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

Photograph by Felipe Dana—AP

Oct. 14, 2013. Ecology professor Ricardo Freitas, wearing camouflage barefoot sport shoes, sits on top of a broad-snouted caiman he captured to examine and then release back into the water channel in the affluent Recreio dos Bandeirantes suburb of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

From the last days of the government shutdown and the Muslim holy festival Eid al-Adha to Banksy’s continuing “residency” in the streets of New York and ecological reptile wresting, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

Jan. 27, 2013. Relatives wait to identify victims killed in the Kiss night club fire, at the municipal gymnasium in Santa Maria, Brazil. (Photo: Jefferson Bernards—AFP/Getty Images)

See more of the week’s best images at TIME LightBox.

Community members leave the East London Mosque after Eid prayers in London. Combined with the adjoining London Muslim Centre, it is one of the largest mosques in the United Kingdom. Nov. 16, 2010. (Photo: Bharat Choudhary)

Getty Images announced the winners of their 2012 Editorial Photography competition at Visa Pour l’Image, the annual festival of photojournalism held in Perpignan, France. Four photographers will receive more than $80,000 in funding.

See more work from the award winners here.

Mauricio Lima—New York Times

Anti-Gaddafi fighters from Benghazi engage on a firefight with snipers loyalists to Col. Muammar el-Gaddafi during a street battle inside Gaddafi’s hometown city of Sirte, Libya, on Oct. 19, 2011.

An exhibit of photographs from Libya by Mauricio Lima—his first solo show in Brazil—is open at the Tiradentes Photo Festival through March 18. More info here (in Portuguese). 

Felipe Dana—AP

February  8, 2012. Morgue workers remove the body of a man killed during a shooting from the crime scene at Itinga neighborhood in Salvador, Brazil. About one-third of Bahia state’s 30,000 patrolling police went on strike last week. During the strike the murder rate in Salvador, the nation’s third-largest city, doubled.

From snow storms in Rome and Superbowl XLVI to protests in Egypt and Queen Elizabeth II’s Jubilee, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week. See the whole gallery here.

Cristobal Saavedra—Reuters

The average animal doesn’t make headlines, but countless creatures have been photographed amid the chaos and destruction so widely connected to some of the year’s biggest stories. Here, LightBox looks back on a few furry friends who’ve found themselves in harm’s way this year. See more here

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