Torcida Brač graffiti

Reason #16: football fans marking their territory

A professional football career is every little Croatian boy’s dream. The reality is that most of them grow up to be football supporters and graffiti becomes their main creative outlet.

Photo by Anton Whittle

Some people are annoyed and consider it vandalism. Some see it as tradition and part of the folklore.


Although guys play recreationally for their local teams, they will always support a national league team. In the South it’s Hajduk, Split and the supporters’ club is called Torcida.

Their subtle initials (TS) on the lighthouse in Sumartin:


And you can enjoy their presence even at the beach ;)



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