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FIFA World Cup, 2010


Date: 06/11/2010 Description: 2010 World Cup stadium in South Africa filled to capacity with eager, loyal sports/soccer fans. © AP ImageShoot, Score, GOAL!: Diplomacy through Sports
(June 11):
Friday began the opening of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa where citizens around the world collectively watch with anticipation, utter sighs of relief, and scream for joy as goals are made.

This is a wonderful example where we show that we have more in common than what we think divides us.  No language barriers, no misunderstandings - just playing to win, and having some fun during the process. 

Here is just a sampling of the participating teams and loyal fans of soccer or "football". Photo Gallery» 

Enjoy the 2010 FIFA World Cup Song: Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)


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