Stories with the Tag: Malta

IMAGO / Nordphoto / Sarah Rauch

Panenka Awards, Celebrating the Culture of football in its entirety.

With a layered and exciting composition, this year’s Best Photograph of the Year captured Erhan Masovic’s goal celebration after scoring a penalty received an outstanding amount of votes. After the awards, we spoke to Panenka Magazine, about the motivations behind providing recognition for sports photographers.

IMAGO / Domenic Aquilina

Domenic Aquilina on Malta – The emerging football haven.

Domenic Aquilina won international awards for his photo of Lionel Messi’s overhead kick during a Champions League match in 2019. With decades of experience, 14 Champions League finals under his belt, and some quality time with the best-of-the-best, he now focuses on the overlooked gems in European football.

Domenic Aquilina


IMAGO partner and Malta based sports photographer, Domenic Aquilina has been covering the Malta Premier League for a good number of years. Despite coming from a minnow football country like Malta, Domenic has seen Maltese football improve over recent years in the most dramatic of manners.