2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™

11 June - 11 July

2010 FIFA World Cup™

Winners reflect on South African journey

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Eight of our FIFA.com Club members enjoyed the trip of a lifetime earlier this month after winning our Activity Meter Challenge. Here’s what some of our winners had to say about their time in South Africa, which included watching a 2010 FIFA World Cup™ semi-final.

“What a great experience! Durban was amazing! The match was awesome! The people in South Africa are so kind! I loved the trip and I would like to thank FIFA for giving me such a great opportunity!”
krito_29 (Costa Rica)

“Dear FIFA, thank you so much for this once-in-a-lifetime-trip. It was the most incredible experience to be in South Africa during the World Cup and to see a semi-final match. My town's local newspaper did an article about me and my trip and while I was gone, a nearby city ran the story on the nightly news.

"I've almost become a sort of local celebrity here because of my winnings. Everything went smoothly in South Africa and we didn't have any problems. I would describe my experience as: amazing, incredible, enlightening, and life-changing. Once again, thank you so much for this dream trip!”*

“I didn’t expect to be there at the FIFA World Cup even when my name was printed on the website. However everything worked out and it was a dream come true. I had never been to watch a World Cup match live. My friend and I really enjoyed the game and we had a great time in Cape Town!”
1renmark (Australia)

“It was awesome, everything was perfectly organised and I thank you a lot!”
dopiret (Belgium)

"My trip was full of discoveries and surprises. I went to South Africa for a semi-final and was hosted like a king. The trip was a little tiring but really rewarding. I enjoyed very much my six days out there. It was short but full of emotions and discoveries. I’m still with the fairies. I still can’t realise that I was at the World Cup!"
-afrique2008 (Algeria)

Were you in South Africa for the 2010 FIFA World Cup? Why not share your best experiences with fellow Club members? Simply click 'Add your comment' to share your stories.

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