Christmas celebrations around the world
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Sinterklaas. Old Saint Nick. Father Christmas. Santa Claus. Regardless of which name you know him by, Christians world-wide use the holiday season to celebrate the iconic Saint Nicholas. From St. Nicholas Day (Dec. 6), which celebrates his death, to Christmas morning (Dec. 25), here's a glimpse at celebrations from around the globe.
Here, soccer fans dressed as Saint Nicholas cheer ahead of the international friendly soccer match Netherlands against Turkey at the Amsterdam Arena.