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  • South Africa 2010's unlikeliest star

    South Africa 2010's unlikeliest star

    Never out of the news, Paul the octopus held the FIFA World Cup's only 100 per cent record and has become one of the tournament's most sought-after stars.

  • The FIFA World Cup in pictures and videos

    The FIFA World Cup in pictures and videos

    What better way to relive the 2010 FIFA World Cup thank to take a few moments flicking through our hundreds of exclusive photos and videos from the month-long tournament?

    First stage - Group E
    14 June NED2:0 (0:0)DEN
    19 June NED1:0 (0:0)JPN
    24 June CMR1:2 (0:1)NED
    Round of 16
    28 June NED2:1 (1:0)SVK
    Quarter-finals
    02 July NED2:1 (0:1)BRA
    Semi-finals
    06 July URU2:3 (1:1)NED
    Final
    11 July NED0:1 a.e.t.ESP

    Standings

    TeamMPGFGAPts
    NED3519
    JPN3426
    DEN3363
    CMR3250
    • Dutch players (L-R) Wesley Sneijder, Arjen Robben and Mark van Bommel have taken their seats on the bench
    • Robin van Persie (R) of the Netherlands celebrates his team's second goal with team mate Dirk Kuyt
    • Andres Guardado (L) of Mexico is challenged by Demy de Zeeuw of the Netherlands
    • Player of the Netherlands line up during the national anthem before the international friendly match between the Netherlands and Mexico
    • Javier Hernandez of Mexico (C) and Khalid Boulahrouz (L) and Dirk Kuyt (R) of The Netherlands vie for the ball
    • Robin van Persie of the Netherlands celebrates
    • Rafael van der Vaart of the Netherlands walks past head coach Bert van Marwijk after being substituted
    • Klaas Jan Huntelaar (R) of the Netherlands jumps for a header with Jonny Magallon of Mexico
    • Rafael van der Vaart of the Netherlands reacts

    Statistics

    MPGFGASSOGPENOFFFKCKFCFSY2YCR
    7126934602914311261162210

    Tournaments
    FIFA World Cup™ Final All editions