ronaldo est meilleur que romario. Pele is the top scorer with 77 goals in 92 appearances for Brazil
It was the German Tomas mueller in three minutes, followed by steven Gerrard 4 minutes and A.Gyan in 5 minutes.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup marked the first time that a host country and a previous tournament's finalists could not advance to the Round of 16, with South Africa, France, and Italy all being eliminated in the Group Stage.
The World Cup also saw the return of the tradition of having an opening ceremony, following the cancellation of the 2006 one.
The official mascot is Zakumi, whose colors represent the team colors of South Africa.
The FIFA Executive Committee also selected Colombian singer, Shakira's, "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" as the 2010 FIFA World Cup Official Theme Song and is sung in English and Spanish. The song is performed by Shakira and South Africa's own FreshlyGround. Shakira and FreshlyGround sang the song at both the opening ceremony and the closing ceremony. The official anthem, "Sign of a Victory" by R. Kelly, is used for accompanying matches. "Game On", the official mascot song plays whenever Zakumi appears on the playing field. All three songs appear in Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album released on May 31.
Coca-Cola's selected anthem, "Wavin' Flag (Celebration Re-mix)" by K'naan, has also gained widespread notoriety, being sung in 6 different languages. The 2010 FIFA World Cup also holds the record among its predecessors for having the most theme songs (official and unofficial) at seven songs and one anthem.
The official match ball, manufactured by Adidas, was named the Jabulani meaning "bringing joy to everyone" in Zulu. Players have complained about the ball, which was made to fit the new specifications set by FIFA, stating that the movements of the ball are unpredictable. For the final match in Johannesburg, a special ball was made named the Jo'bulani.Qualifying TeamsAs the hosts, South Africa was granted automatic qualification for the World Cup. 31 other nations qualified for a total of 32 competing teams. Asian Football Confederation (AFC)
Results: Uruguay and Mexico advance to the Round of 16. South Africa and France are eliminated from the competition.Group B - (Argentina, Korea Republic, Greece, Nigeria)June 12
Results: Argentina and Korea Republic advance to the Round of 16. Greece and Nigeria are eliminated from the competition.Group C - (United States, England, Slovenia, Algeria)June 12
Results: The United States and England advance to the Round of 16. Slovenia and Algeria are eliminated from the competition.Group D - (Germany, Ghana, Australia, Serbia)June 13
Results: Germany and Ghana advance to the Round of 16. Australia and Serbia are eliminated from the competition.Group E - (Netherlands, Japan, Denmark, Cameroon)June 14
Results: The Netherlands and Japan advance to the Round of 16. Denmark and Cameroon are eliminated from the competition.Group F - (Paraguay, Slovakia, New Zealand, Italy)June 14
Results: Paraguay and Slovakia advance to the Round of 16. New Zealand and Italy are eliminated from the competition.Group G - (Brazil, Portugal, CÃ´te d'Ivoire, Korea DPR)June 15
Results: Brazil and Portugal advance to the Round of 16. CÃ´te d'Ivoire and Korea DPR are eliminated from the competition.Group H - (Spain, Chile, Switzerland, Honduras)June 16
Results: Spain and Chile advance to the Round of 16. Switzerland and Honduras are eliminated from the competition.Knockout StageRound of 16June 26
Results: Uruguay and Ghana advance to the Quarter-finals. The United States and Korea Republic are eliminated from the competition.
Results: Germany and Argentina advance to the Quarter-finals. England and Mexico are eliminated from the competition.
Results: Netherlands and Brazil advance to the Quarter-finals. Slovakia and Chile are eliminated from the competition.
Results: Spain and Paraguay advance to the Quarter-finals. Japan and Portugal are eliminated from the competition.Quarter-finalsJuly 2
Results: Netherlands and Uruguay advance to the Semi-finals. Brazil and Ghana are eliminated from the competition.
Results: Germany and Spain advance to the Semi-finals. Paraguay and Argentina are eliminated from the competition.Semi-finalsJuly 6
Results: Spain and Netherlands advance to the Finals. Germany and Uruguay are eliminated from the competition for the FIFA World Cup. However, they still compete for third place.Third Place MatchJuly 10 (20:30) Germany 3-2 Uruguay
Location: Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Stadium
Head Referee: Benito Archundia (Mexico)
Germany's Goalscorers: Thomas MÃ¼ller - 19th minute, Marcell Jansen - 56th minute, Sami Khedira - 82nd minute
Uruguay's Goalscorers: Edinson Cavani - 28th minute, Diego ForlÃ¡n - 51st minute
Yellow Cards: 4
Red Cards: None
Results: Germany is awarded the bronze medal. Uruguay is left in fourth place.Final MatchA closing ceremony was held before the final, featuring Colombian singer, Shakira. Afterwards, the former-South African President Nelson Mandela made a brief appearance on the pitch, wheeled in by a motorcart.
During the final match, a series of terrorist bombings occurred in Kampala, Uganda timed to coincide with the match, killing 74 and injuring 70 others. The bombings occurred near the 90th minute of the match, targeting crowds that were watching the match, in response to the Ugandan support for the African Union Mission to Somalia.
July 11 (20:30)Netherlands 0-1 Spain (a.e.t)
Location: Soccer City, Johannesburg
Head Referee: Howard Webb (England)
Spain's Goalscorer: AndrÃ©s Iniesta
Yellow Cards: 14
Red Cards: 1
Results: Spain is crowned the 2010 FIFA World Cup champion, winning for the first time a FIFA World Cup. The Netherlands is declared runner-up and receives the silver medal. The final marked the third time the Netherlands was runner-up. A Netherlands-fan was quoted as saying: ...we now have to add 2010 to the list, along with 1974 and 1978. It truly is "Neverland" for the Netherlands.AwardsGolden Boot Award
2nd - NetherlandsSemi-finalists3rd - Germany
4th - UruguayQuarter-finalists5th - Argentina
6th - Brazil
7th - Ghana
8th - ParaguayEliminated in the Round of 169th - Japan
10th - Chile
11th - Portugal
12th - United States
13th - England
14th - Mexico
15th - Korea Republic
16th - SlovakiaEliminated in the Group Stage17th - CÃ´te d'Ivoire
18th - Slovenia
19th - Switzerland
20th - South Africa
21st - Australia
22nd - New Zealand
23rd - Serbia
24th - Denmark
25th - Greece
26th - Italy
27th - Nigeria
28th - Algeria
29th - France
30th - Honduras
31st - Cameroon
32nd - Korea DPRAdditional InformationAs a first, Australia competed under the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) after switching from the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006.
New Zealand was the only undefeated team in the World Cup. Having only played three matches, it tied all three, but was unable to advance to the Round of 16.
The tournament also produced an interesting record as the top four goalscorers were from each of the four highest placing countries: David Villa (Spain - champions), Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands - runner-up), Thomas MÃ¼ller (Germany - third place), and Diego ForlÃ¡n (Uruguay - fourth place). All four players scored five goals each.
This World Cup brought Brazil's FIFA rating (based partly on performance in a previous World Cup and partly on performance on qualifications for the next World Cup) from 1st to 3rd.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup shares with the 2008 Summer Olympics the record for most competing nations in a sporting event. The tournament had an attendance of 3,178,856 total at its matches and accumulated 2.6 billion viewers worldwide.
The tournament also included its own oracle. Paul the Oracle Octopus from the Sea Life Centre in Germany was made internationally famous for predicting correctly 8 times out of 8 predictions. Paul correctly predicted all 7 of Germany's matches and the outcome of the final match between Spain and the Netherlands. Prior to each of those 8 matches, the keepers placed two boxes in front of Paul, each containing a mussel and labeled with the flag of the competing countries. Whichever box Paul ate out of was predicted to be the winner. Paul was an international star overnight in Spain and received death threats from the German public.Major ControversiesKorea DPR (North Korea) was widely criticized with its decision to change the channels broadcasting the match between Korea DPR and Portugal. When the North Korean leaders realized that the Korea DPR team was going to lose to Portugal, they ordered the television companies broadcasting the match in North Korea to change the channels so that the public would not see its nation lose at such a landslide (7-0). The channels were changed after Portugal scored the fourth goal against Korea DPR.
The Netherlands' team received the most yellow cards at 22 and one red, while Spain won the FIFA Fair Play Trophy. This sparked outrage among Netherlands' supporters as they supposedly saw Spain's players faking most of the fouls made by Netherlands' players. The Netherlands team received 9 yellow cards in the final match while Spain received 5.
In the match of the United States and Slovenia in the Group Stage, the United States was trailing Slovenia 0-2. Against the odds, the United States caught up and leveled the game at 2-2. Near the matches end during a corner kick, a United States player was able to head the ball into the goal for the winning goal. The head referee, Koman Coulibaly, called an offsides, disallowing the goal without being able to produce an explanation for his decision. The replay cameras on the television broadcastings clearly showed that players were not offsides. It also showed that they were two Slovenian players illegally grabbing United States players. The game ended in a 2-2 tie. Enraged United States-supporters sent tapes of the match to the FIFA Executive Committee. After examining the tapes, they ruled that Coulibaly called a misjudgement. FIFA punished Coulibaly, preventing him from refereeing any future games.
In the match of Portugal and Spain in the Round of 16 while the game was tied at 0-0, Spanish striker David Villa scored Spain's only and winning goal from an offside move in the 63rd minute (0.22 meters according to ESPN axis). ESPN axis showed that the referee wasn't standing on the offside line and thus his vision was obscured by players between himself and Villa.
In the match of England and Germany in the Round of 16 while Germany lead 2-1, an English midfielder shot the ball and hit the crossbar and then the ground, before bouncing straight up which allowed German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to grab the ball. The head referee and assistants were unable to see the goal and disallowed it. England lost its chance to catch up to Germany and continued on to lose 4-1, its worst defeat in FIFA history. England-supporters protested to FIFA President Sepp Blatter to implement goal line technology to challenge on-field authority.
In the match of Argentina and Mexico in the Round of 16 while the game was tied at 0-0, an Argentinean player was able to score in an offsides positions. Head referee Roberto Rosetti allowed the goal enraging Mexican players and supporters. Argentina continued to win against Mexico in a 3-1 match.
In response to the mistakes for the England versus Germany match and Argentina versus Mexico match, FIFA President Sepp Blatter apologized to the English and Mexican Football Confederations for the referee misjudgments that went against them and promised to reopen discussions on implementing technology to aid in the judgment of match officials.
Pele played for two teams in his career, * [1956ï¿½1974] Santos FC, 1265 Appearances, 1124 Goals * [1975ï¿½1977] Cosmos, 111 Appearances, 65 Goals.
It was Tomas muller of Germany
The 2010 FIFA World Cup was hosted by South Africa.
The country that hosted the 2010 World Cup is South Africa.
It would have benefitted from investment in the country, gaining some infrastructure, and fans coming that spent money while there.
As work was there in hotels , taxis airlines as well as locals got jobs to build the stadium.
New Zealand was the only undefeated team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, having tied all three of its matches in the Group Stage, but unable to advance to the Round of 16.
Holland came second in the 2010 world cup.
Yes, it went to what is properly known as extra-time, which is 30 extra minutes if the teams are level after the regulation 90 minutes. Andrés Iniesta scored the winning goal in the 116th minute to give Spain victory over the Netherlands by one goal to nil.
none. They have won all the games so far
Javier Herbnandez now lives in Manchester England.
There are a Total of 1,904,834 Football Teams in the World ( Does not include Reserve or Youth or Girls Football Teams )
The players to score the most goals in the 2010 world cup were Wesley Sneijder, David Villa, Tomas Muller and Diego Forlan, all scored five goals.
England lost in the group of 16.
Hosting such a global event will put many South Africans back to work. It is also a chance for the country to be in the spotlight and boost its economy.
For a more in-depth look on the effect of hosting the World Cup, see the related article link below.
There are 20 teams in the Barclays Premier League.
24 in the championship
24 league 1
24 league 2
so 52 overall
There are in total 210,867 teams registered in the U.K, This number applys to 2007.
This includes pub teams, Sunday league, etc.
Eight teams have indoor stadiums - Detroit, Minnesota, Atlanta, New Orleans, St. Louis, Arizona (retractable), Indianapolis and Houston (retractable). Dallas was a planned retractable dome that was never finished.
The 1930 FIFA World Cup was won by Uruguay against Argentina in the finals (4-2). Uruguay was also the host country at the time. Additionally, Uruguay won the 1950 FIFA World Cup as well.
For the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, there were 208countries competing for the final 32 spots in the World Cup.
The final 32 teams compete in the FIFA World Cup and are split into 8 groups of 4.
The FIFA World Cup, occasionally called the Football World Cup, but usually referred to simply as the World Cup, is an international football competition contested by the men's national teams of the members of FÃ©dÃ©ration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
It was the Colombian singer Shakhira.
You'd actually be surprised how often this happens. I'm an alumni of the University of Delaware (1-AA), and for the second time in 4 years Delaware has defeated a division 1-A opponent (Navy, 2003 & 2007). There are a lot of 1-A programs that are absolutely terrible and play in terrible. When you take into account 2 of the marquee 1-AA over 1-A victories this year (Appalachian over Mich. and ND State over Minn.) you have 3 this year alone, and this is only what I know of off the top of my head, there is possibly more this season.