PHOTOS: The Week in Pictures, June 20, 2014

Metro rounds up the week’s best photography from around the globe.

Fans of the United States Men’s National Team celebrate a victory over Ghana, turmoil continues in the Gaza Strip, animals celebrate the World Cup and more.

The Week in Pictures, June 20.

Australia, dog, volkswagon
A dog sits in a Volkswagen Beetle as it drives on a road in Sydney on June 17, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

A dog sits in a Volkswagen Beetle as it drives on a road in Sydney on June 17, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

This dog is riding in style. Credit: Getty Images
This dog is riding in style. Credit: Getty Images

A dog wears a wig while riding in the front basket of a bike in Brazil during the World Cup. Credit: Getty Images Check out more animals celebrating the World Cup

Displaced Iraqi children sit inside a UNHCR tent at a temporary camp set up to shelter people fleeing violence in northern Iraq on June 17, 2014. Credit: Getty Images
Displaced Iraqi children sit inside a UNHCR tent at a temporary camp set up to shelter people fleeing violence in northern Iraq on June 17, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Displaced Iraqi children sit inside a UNHCR tent at a temporary camp set up to shelter people fleeing violence in northern Iraq on June 17, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

sri lanka, vendor, goldfish
A Sri Lankan freshwater fish street vendor waits for cutomers beside his auto rickshaw with fish in plastic bags hanging from it in Colombo on June 17, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

A Sri Lankan freshwater fish street vendor waits for cutomers beside his auto rickshaw with fish in plastic bags hanging from it in Colombo on June 17, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

soldiers south africa, politics, marching
South African soldiers from the guard of honour march ahead of the State of the Nation address in parliament in Cape Town, South Africaon June 17, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

South African soldiers from the guard of honour march ahead of the State of the Nation address in parliament in Cape Town, South Africaon June 17, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

CHINA-CULTURE-EQUESTRIAN china, photo, horses, culture
Riders competing in a traditional horseback riding event in Hongyuan county of Aba town, or Ngawa town, southwest China’s Sichuan province. Credit: Getty Images

Riders competing in a traditional horseback riding event in Hongyuan county of Aba town, or Ngawa town, southwest China’s Sichuan province. Credit: Getty Images

fans, world cup, brazil, sunset,
Tourists take pictures of themselves as sun sets in Salvador, Brazil, on June 18, 2014, during the 2014 FIFA Football Wolrd Cup. Credit: Getty Images

Tourists take pictures of themselves as sun sets in Salvador, Brazil, on June 18, 2014, during the 2014 FIFA Football Wolrd Cup. Credit: Getty Images

penguins, germany, world cup, photos, animal pics
Two penguines play with a ball displaying the national flag of Germany at the Spreewelten-Bad, a sauna and swimming-pool facilities with penguines, in Lübbenau, eastern Germany. Credit: Getty Images

Two penguines play with a ball displaying the national flag of Germany at the Spreewelten-Bad, a sauna and swimming-pool facilities with penguines, in Lübbenau, eastern Germany. Credit: Getty Images

carp fish, japan, world cup, soccer, football, cute, fun,
Japanese carp fish play soccer in a fish tank at Himeji Central Park on June 19, 2014 in Himeji, Japan. Credit: Getty Images

Japanese carp fish play soccer in a fish tank at Himeji Central Park on June 19, 2014 in Himeji, Japan. Credit: Getty Images

Gaza Strip, PALESTINIAN-ISRAEL-CONFLICT-GAZA
A Palestinian boy pears from behind a shrapnel riddled metal piece following an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip’s northern Beit Lahia town, on June 19, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

A Palestinian boy pears from behind a shrapnel riddled metal piece following an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip’s northern Beit Lahia town, on June 19, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

USA, fans, fifa, world cup, brazil, bikini,
Fans of the USMNT gather to watch the match against Ghana at the World Cup in Rio. Credit: Getty Images

Fans of the USMNT gather to watch the match against Ghana at the World Cup in Rio. Credit: Getty Images See more World Cup fans here.

Wheelie, winning, motorcycle tricks, legs
Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2′s Spanish rider Jordi Torres pulls a wheelie after the Moto 2 qualifying session of the Catalunya Grand Prix at the Montmelo racetrack near Barcelona on June 13, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2′s Spanish rider Jordi Torres pulls a wheelie after the Moto 2 qualifying session of the Catalunya Grand Prix at the Montmelo racetrack near Barcelona on June 13, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

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