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PHOTOS: How New York City watched the 2022 FIFA World Cup

At El Encebollado de Victor, in Bushwick, Ecuadorian fans gathered to watch the opening game of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in New York. Ecuador beat Qatar by 2-0, marking the first time in World Cup history that the host nation lost the opening game.


Supporters of the Ecuadorian soccer team watch a match at El Encebollado de Victor, a restaurant in Bushwick.


Supporters of the U.S. soccer team watch the squad's first match in the tournament at Jack Demsey's in Midtown.



At Banter Bar, in Williamsburg, fans gathered to watch Spain make World Cup history by beating Costa Rica 7-0.


Young fans watch the U.S. play England at TailGate Outdoor Sports Bar in Williamsburg.


The U.S. play England on screen at TailGate Outdoor Sports Bar in Williamsburg.



At Tacos Morelos in Corona, supporters of the Mexican soccer team watch as their team plays against Argentina.


The projector setup at Santo Brúklin, in Carroll Gardens, for the Brazil versus Switzerland match.


Supporters of the Brazilian soccer team celebrate a goal at Santo Brúklin in Carroll Gardens.


Two men smoke from a hookah at Rotana Lounge, in Astoria, as Tunisia plays against France.


Williamsburg restaurant Beco Botequim on the day of the Brazil versus Cameroon match.


Soccer fans watch Brazil play Cameroon at Beco Botequim in Williamsburg.



At the headquarters of the Senegalese Association of America, in Harlem, supporters gathered to watch Senegal play England.


Fans in Astoria watch nervously as Morocco plays Portugal in the quarterfinals.


Fans in Astoria celebrate Morocco's win against Portugal in the quarterfinals.


The celebration, on Steinway Street in Astoria, following Morocco's upset of Portugal in the quarter-finals.


The celebration of Morocco's unexpected run in the tournament continued even after the team's loss to Argentina in the semi-finals.


A poster for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on the exterior of a corner store in Astoria.