June 2016. over three weeks, france hosted one of the most important global sporting competitions, the fifa euro. i produced a number of documentary photos on this event for the city hall of paris, with a special focus on the fanzone of the champs de mars. this symbolic parisian lawn was chosen to be the convening point of football fans from all over europe.

I believe that all the emotions that a human being could possibly feel were experienced – thanks, in part, to several pints of beer. rivalries ceased in favour of brotherhood and celebration. through sticky and dusty paths, i immersed myself in the crowds.