FIFA World Cup 2018: Art exhibition in St Petersburg shows footballers in new light

Updated On Jun 21, 2018 10:55 AM IST
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A visitor examines a portrait of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo at the Museum of Academy of Arts in St.Petersburg, Russia. (AP)
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A visitor examines a portrait of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo at the Museum of Academy of Arts in St.Petersburg, Russia. (AP)

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A visitor walks past portrait of France football team star Antoine Griezmann at the Museum of Academy of Arts. (AP)
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A visitor walks past portrait of France football team star Antoine Griezmann at the Museum of Academy of Arts. (AP)

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Eric Cantona is depicted in a painting at the Museum of Academy of Arts in St.Petersburg, Russia. (AP)
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Eric Cantona is depicted in a painting at the Museum of Academy of Arts in St.Petersburg, Russia. (AP)

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Paul Pogba as part of the "Like the Gods..." project that presents a series of the world football stars' and coaches' portraits in historic images. (AP)
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Paul Pogba as part of the "Like the Gods..." project that presents a series of the world football stars' and coaches' portraits in historic images. (AP)

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A visitor examines a portrait of Argentina footballer Lionel Messi at the Museum of Academy of Arts in St Petersburg. (AP)
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A visitor examines a portrait of Argentina footballer Lionel Messi at the Museum of Academy of Arts in St Petersburg. (AP)

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Mohamed Salah depicted in a portrait made by the Italian artist Fabrizio Birimbelli. (AP)
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Mohamed Salah depicted in a portrait made by the Italian artist Fabrizio Birimbelli. (AP)

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Visitors speak in front of portrait of France's football star Antoine Griezmann’s portrait. (AP)
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Visitors speak in front of portrait of France's football star Antoine Griezmann’s portrait. (AP)

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Italian artist Fabrizio Birimbelli stands next to his portrait of Argentine football star Lionel Messi. (AP)
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Italian artist Fabrizio Birimbelli stands next to his portrait of Argentine football star Lionel Messi. (AP)

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The exhibition also contained portraits of football legends like Diego Maradona (in picture). (AP)
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The exhibition also contained portraits of football legends like Diego Maradona (in picture). (AP)

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The series of the portraits performed by the Italian artist Fabrizio Birimbelli is on display in Saint Petersburg. (AP)
Updated on Jun 21, 2018 10:55 AM IST

The series of the portraits performed by the Italian artist Fabrizio Birimbelli is on display in Saint Petersburg. (AP)

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