FIFA World Cup 2010: Group A

by on June 1, 2010

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FIFA World Cup 2010 Mascot

Zakumi.svgZakumi is the official mascot of FIFA World Cup 2010. He was born on 16th of June 1994. This is an anthropomorphized leopard. Zakumi is derived from two South African words: ZA, representing the South African international code, and kumi, meaning “10”. Zakumi’s color represents the identity of South Africa and is a combination of yellow and green. Official motto of Zakumi is “Zakumi’s game is Fair Play”, very similar to the theme of FIFA which is “FIFA, fair play”. Read more..

FIFA World Cup 2010 (general info)

2010_FIFA_World_Cup_logoYes, this is football time! Only 30 days to go! The greatest show on earth is knocking at the door. FIFA World Cup 2010 will be the 19th edition. This is the biggest football tournament in the world. And the venue of FIFA World cup 2010 is South Africa. The 11th June is the starting date of FIFA World Cup 2010. And this tournament will be held till the 11th of July. Read more..

Best Team Records in Football World Cups

2010_FIFA_World_Cup_logoFootball is a team game that is played between two teams and each team contains eleven players in a team. At the period of four years, FIFA (Federation of International Football Association) arranges a world cup tournament to find out the best football team in the world. Each football world cup allows 32 qualifying teams to play in it to claim the number one spot. Since 1930, total of eighteen world cups have been played till the date and overall seventy-six teams have participated in the contest till the date. To the surprise of all, there are only seven teams who have won football championships in their football history for at least one time. Let us look at best team records in football world cups. Read more..