2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™
June 11 - July 11

2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™

2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™

Final Tournament Standing

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Spain's 2010 conquerors.

Spain had never even sailed past the quarter-finals. Then tika-taka befuddled foes and thrust them to the Soccer City showpiece. Then Andres Iniesta stuck the adidas Jabulani home to make Spain the eighth FIFA World Cup™ winners.

MATCHES

Tournament News

Spanish Air Force jets fly over Plaza Cibeles in Madrid during the victory parade following Spain’s triumph at South Africa 2010
Spain’s South Africa 2010 heroes meet the Spanish Royal Family at Zarzuela Palace
Spain celebrate winning South Africa 2010 during their victory parade
Pepe Reina leads the song during Spain’s FIFA World Cup victory parade
Spain celebrate their South Africa 2010 conquest
The Spain players celebrate at the end of the South Africa 2010 Final
Spain's Iker Casillas celebrates upon hearing the final whistle in the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ Final. Casillas won the adidas Golden Glove for the tournament's best goalkeeper.
Javi Martinez and Iker Casillas embrace at the end of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ Final.
Marcos Senna in action for Spain
David de Gea in action for Atletico Madrid in March 2010
Spain's Albert Riera
Spain's Santi Cazorla
Referee Howard Webb gestures to Wesley Sneijder of the Netherlands during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium on July 11, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Referee Howard Webb leads the teams out onto the pitch ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium on July 11, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
Referee Howard Webb (C) lines up for the presentation with Assistant referees Michael Mullarkey (2ndR) and Darren Cann (2ndL), and Fourth Official Yuichi Nishimura (L) following the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium on July 11, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
 Referee Howard Webb officiates during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group F match between Slovakia and Italy at Ellis Park Stadium on June 24, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa. 
Photos from the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Legacy Trust
Photos from the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Legacy Trust
Photos from the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Legacy Trust
Photos from the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Legacy Trust
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HERZOGENAURACH, GERMANY - DECEMBER 14: Diego Forlan of Uruguay poses with the adidas Golden Ball Winner Trophy at the adidas HQ on December 14, 2010 in Herzogenaurach, Germany. (Photo by Getty Images for adidas)

Tournaments

Golden honours for Forlán, Müller and Casillas


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SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 13: South Africa President Jacob Zuma (L) and FIFA President Sepp Blatter pose  together during a media briefing at Soccer City on December 13, 2010 in Soweto, South Africa. The event was held to reflect on the legacy of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. (Photo by Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Organisation

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter and South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma



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PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 10: Diego Lugano of Uruguay celebrates with team mates after Edinson Cavani of Uruguay scored his team's first goal during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Third Place Play-off match between Uruguay and Germany at The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on July 10, 2010 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Tournaments

Uruguay at the FIFA World Cup 2010



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APPIANO SULLA STRADA DEL VINO, ITALY - MAY 24: Sami Khedira of Germany stands in front of a model from the official world cup ball Jabulani after a press conference at Sportzone Rungg at Sportzone Rungg on May 24, 2010 in Appiano sulla Strada del Vino, Italy. (Photo by Joern Pollex/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Tournaments

Germany's Sami Khedira during South Africa 2010



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Algeria's afrique2008 won a  trip for two to a 2010 FIFA World Cup™ semi-final in our World Cup Activity Meter Challenge.

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Activity Meter Challenge winners



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PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 11: Miroslav Klose of Germany controls the ball during the training session at Super stadium on June 11, 2010 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

Tournaments

Miroslav Klose during South Africa 2010

Tournament News

Manuel Neuer of Germany celebrates

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Manuel Neuer Showreel | Best Saves

22 Apr 2021

Wesley Sneijder of the Netherlands celebrates scoring

Coupe du Monde de la FIFA, Brésil 2014 ™

Wesley Sneijder | FIFA World Cup Goals

19 Apr 2021

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 13: Asamoah Gyan of Ghana waves to fans after victory in the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group D match between Serbia and Ghana at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on June 13, 2010 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Coupe du Monde de la FIFA, Brésil 2014 ™

Asamoah Gyan | FIFA World Cup Goals

12 Apr 2021

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 24:  Dejected Samuel Eto'o of Cameroonwaves to fans after defeat and elimination from the tournament in the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group E match between Cameroon and Netherlands at Green Point Stadium on June 24, 2010 in Cape Town, South Africa.  (Photo by Jurie Senekal/Getty Images)

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The Best of Samuel Eto'o | Skills and Goals

8 Apr 2021

David Villa of Spain celebrates

Coupe du Monde de la FIFA, Brésil 2014 ™

David Villa | FIFA World Cup Goals

5 Apr 2021

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DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 13: Miroslav Klose of Germany celebrates as he scores his side's second goal during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group D match between Germany and Australia at Durban Stadium on June 13, 2010 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Coupe du Monde de la FIFA, Brésil 2014 ™

Miroslav Klose | FIFA World Cup goals


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JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 02:  Luis Suarez of Uruguay handles the ball on the goal line, for which he is sent off, during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Quarter Final match between Uruguay and Ghana at the Soccer City stadium on July 2, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

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Luis Suarez Handball Against Ghana | South Africa 2010



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FORTALEZA, BRAZIL - JUNE 14:  Edinson Cavani of Uruguay celebrates after scoring from the penalty spot during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and Costa Rica at Estadio Castelao on June 14, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil.  (Photo by Alex Livesey - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Coupe du Monde de la FIFA, Brésil 2014 ™

Goal Reels: Edinson Cavani



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DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 07: cat Durban Stadium on July 7, 2010 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

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All of Spain's 2010 World Cup Goals | Villa, Iniesta & Puyol!



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The majestic Soccer City Stadium.

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Hallowed Turf: Soccer City Stadium 



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CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 03: Thomas Mueller of Germany celebrates scoring the opening goal during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Quarter Final match between Argentina and Germany at Green Point Stadium on July 3, 2010 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Coupe du Monde de la FIFA, Brésil 2014 ™

Thomas Muller | FIFA World Cup Goals