This is the page where you can find out all the latest World Cup news ahead of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa next summer. The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be the 19th World Cup and is the pinnacle of a player’s career if his country can make it to the finals. Brazil will be aiming to add to the 5 World Cup trophies they have already won as the most successful World Cup nation. Qualifying for the FIFA World Cup in 2010 started way back in August 2007 and involved 204 nations battling to make it to the finals, which are due to take place between the 11th of June and 11th of July. The 2010 tournament will be the first time that the World Cup has been held in Africa, with South Africa beating fellow African nations Morocco and Egypt in the bidding process.
Most of the major football nations will take their place at the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals in South Africa, and like the rest of the world will be gripped by the month of action. Among the nations who are favourites to lift the trophy are previous winners England, Brazil, Argentina, Italy and Germany, all of which will be hoping to reach the final of the tournament. Out of the African nations, Ivory Coast arguably are the best chance of an African country winning the tournament. England go to the tournament high on confidence and led through an impressive qualifying campaign by manager Fabio Capello. Most of the top players from the Premier League, Serie A and La Liga will feature at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, which will be hotly anticipated and watched by millions of TV viewers around the world.
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