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Robots fight for the ball during their football match in the standard platform league tournament at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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Robots fight for the ball during their football match in the standard platform league tournament at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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A robot takes part in an adult-size category football match in the humanoid league tournament at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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Humanoids from France's Bordeaux University (C and R) fight for the ball with a member of the Chinese team during their kid-size android football tournament final at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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A humanoid from the Chinese team (R) kicks the ball in the final of the kid-size android football tournament against France's Bordeaux University at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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Robots take part in a teen-size category football match in the humanoid league tournament at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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A humanoid from France's Bordeaux University (R) moves toward the ball beside a humanoid from a Chinese team during their kid-size android football tournament final at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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Spectators watch as robots take part in a football match in the small-size league tournament at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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A humanoid from the Chinese team (L) takes part in the final of the kid-size android football tournament against France's Bordeaux University at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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Robots take part in an adult-size category football match in the humanoid league tournament at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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A robot takes part in a football match in the standard platform league tournament at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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Members of France's Bordeaux University (L in black) celebrate their victory in the kid-size android football tournament final against China at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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A robot takes part in a kid-size category football match in the humanoid league tournament at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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Robots fight for the ball during their football match in the standard platform league tournament at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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Robots fight for the ball during their football match in the standard platform league tournament at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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Robots fight for the ball during their football match in the standard platform league tournament at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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A humanoid from France's Bordeaux University (R) fights for the ball with a humanoid from a Chinese team during their kid-size android football tournament final at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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A humanoid from the Chinese team kicks the ball in the final of the kid-size android football tournament against France's Bordeaux University at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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Robots fight for the ball during their football match in the standard platform league tournament at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
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Robots fight for the ball during their football match in the middle-size league tournament at the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture on July 30, 2017. In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI
Updated 12 August 2017

RoboCup 2017

In the four-day RoboCup 2017, about 3,000 researchers and engineering students showed off their latest technologies, with robot footballers competing in eight leagues./AFP/