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Brazilian Soccer fan in traditional South African flavor fan dress, sporting a rather uniquely ornate makaraba.
Makaraba, is township slang for safety hat. Originally worn by supporters to soccer matches as protection against flying bottles, but whose origin is attributed to the name Makarapa.
[Makarapa, meaning migrant worker and associated with the 'helmets' because they were used by migrant workers in the mines of the Witwatersrand | singular: Lekarapa]
FIFA Confederations Cup, Semi-Final.
Ellis Park Stadium, Gauteng, South Africa, 25 June 2009.