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A World Cup photographer was run over during Croatia's goal celebration, still did his job, and captured some amazing pics

Posted On: Jul 12, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

A World Cup photographer was run over during Croatia's goal celebration, still did his job, and captured some amazing pics

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AFP Mexico chief photographer Yuri Cortez was stampeded by Croatian players when they scored a go-ahead goal in extra time of their semi-final against England.
Despite Cortez being at the bottom of the pile, he continued to snap pictures, and the results were terrific.
The players quickly tended to Cortez and made him part of the celebration once they realized he was OK.
A photographer covering the World Cup inadvertently became part of a celebration, and the result was incredible.
Yuri Cortez is a chief photographer for AFP Mexico and he when Croatia scored their semifinal-winning goal in the 109th minute against England, he was in both the wrong place and the right place at the right time. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: This controversial Supercross star has 20 minutes to make $1 million See Also: Mario Mandžukić strikes extra-time killer blow to wreck England's 'coming home' dreams and send Croatia into World Cup final England scored another set piece goal...

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