• A tournament of firsts

    A tournament of firsts

    South Africa 2010 was bursting with unprecedented events in a whole range of areas, from team results to player landmarks. now takes you through a full list of firsts.

  • South Africa 2010: 32 teams, 32 stories

    South Africa 2010: 32 teams, 32 stories

    Join as we take a look back at all of the 32 sides that contributed to the football extravaganza that was South Africa 2010.

    First stage - Group E
    14 June NED2:0 (0:0)DEN
    19 June CMR1:2 (1:1)DEN
    24 June DEN1:3 (0:2)JPN


    • Niklas Bendtner (2nd L) trains as manager Morten Olsen (2nd R) looks on at a training session for the Danish national football team
    • Denmark Daniel Agger (L) tries to catch the ball before Mame Diouf of Senegal (R)
    • Daniel Agger (L) of Denmark clashes with Mame Diouf (R) of Senegal
    • Danish forward Soren Larsen controls the ball during a training session
    • Danish forward Jann Dahl Tomasson arrives at a training session
    • Danish forward Nicklas Bendtner arrives for a training session
    • Jason Culina of Australia controls the ball under pressure from Denmark's Christian Eriksen
    • Danish defender Daniel Agger (L) jokes with teammate Thomas Enevoldsen as they arrive for a training session
    • Danish football defender Per Kroldrup (R) vies for the ball with midfielder Christian Eriksen during a practice session



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