Mark Sobhani traveled to South Africa to document the impact of the FIFA World Cup as it was played for the first time on African soil.
"COMPETE!" is an ongoing photos essay by Mark Sobhani which explores the social and psychological aspects of competition and how sports help define a culture.
Mark Sobhani is award-winning photojournalist specializing in sports and wedding photography.
During his career he has photographed the Iraq War, numerous NBA Finals and NCAA Final Fours, the Super Bowl, immigration issues, and countless ordinary, everyday people doing extraordinary things.
He also owns a coffee shop with his wife.