Hellen, 7, China
The FIFA World Cup is in my mind and I like these colors.
Gary, 8, China
The player painted is Lionel Messi. He is a great football player.
Joan, 9, South Korea
The player I painted is Van Persie. I like him so much.
Ben, 7, US
The painting is Wayne Rooney. I think he is really cool.
Audrey, 6, Australia
My painting is about the FIFA World Cup.
Cindy, 7, Hong Kong
The player I painted is Van Persie.
Kui Kui, 7, China
This is Lionel Messi. My dad and I love him very much; he is a hero.
Maggie, 8, China
The player I painted is Van Persie. He is my favorite football player.
Mike, 11, China
This is Balotelli. He is my favorite football player and he is so special.
Neo, 7, China
The painting is the FIFA World Cup.
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