luismiguelj grabbed the final signed FIFA World Cup™ winner’s jersey to empty our prize brag and end Season 3 of FIFA World Leagues Predictor.
On the Global leaderboard dannyvilla topped the table in style with a 334-point return that placed him 172 points ahead of his closest challenger 689908manutd. The No1 spent 24 weeks in pole position and finally secured the Grand Prize - a trip for two to the 2010 FIFA World Player Gala.
Global No3 Stellar2Surf deserves an honourable mention. After suffering poor returns in Round 32 and 33, the American predictor bounced back to score 777 points in total in the last two rounds of play.
After overcoming champions Marseille to position themselves for a UEFA Champions League appearance, Lille stumbled at the last hurdle in Saturday’s match against FC Lorient. A 65th-minute goal by Yann Jouffre clutched a 2-1 win for Lorient (77 points) and left Lille 1-point adrift of UEFA Champions League qualification.
In Turkey, Bursaspor clinched the Super Lig title on Sunday with a 2-1 win over fourth-placed Besiktas to finish just one point ahead of Fenerbahce (75 points). In Serie A, AC Milan comfortably saw off Juventus 3-0 to secure a direct qualification place for the UEFA Champions League.
Racing Santander’s 2-0 win against Sporting Gijon kept them safely in Spain's premier competition (45 points). Meanwhile in Russia, a Sergei Kornilenko penalty gave Tom Tomsk a 1-0 home win against Spartak Nalchik (70 points).
FIFA World Cup Games
Season 3 of FIFA World Leagues Predictor may be over but the FIFA.com fun is just beginning with the 2010 FIFA World Cup on the horizon.
For predictors, our 2010 FIFA World Cup Predictor game launches on 24 May. Our Grand Prize is one of the best we have ever offered, so be sure to prepare yourself for the predictor battle of a lifetime!
Also, FIFA World Cup Fantasy is already open for registration. Fantasy launches in full on 4 June, shortly after the announcement of the final 23-man squads for all the 2010 FIFA World Cup participating nations.