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.

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Photo by Anton Whittle

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

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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:

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

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