Category archives for: World Cup 2010

David Beckham loves Lego?

David Beckham loves Lego?

If David Beckham weren’t a footballer, can we imagine him as anything else? He can! Turns out the hot football star wants to be a professional Lego builder! No kidding! Beckham just loves playing with Lego. In a new report, he admits that it would have been great if he can turn his Lego hobby [...]

24.4 million Americans watched World Cup final on TV

24.4 million Americans watched World Cup final on TV

World Cup television viewership rose 41 percent and the rating was up 31 percent over four years ago for English-language telecasts in the United States, with Spain’s 1-0 extra-time victory over the Netherlands in the final setting a record for a men’s soccer game. According to fast national ratings, the match in Johannesburg, South Africa [...]

Spain’s lone goal against Netherlands (video)

Spain’s lone goal against Netherlands (video)

With four minutes left in finals match between Spain and Netherlands in the FIFA World Cup 2010, Andres Iniesta Iniesta clinched the winning shot from the corner after receiving the pass from sub Cesc Fabregas. Netherlands’ loss were partly blamed on the now infamous English referee Howard Webb who, issued fourteen yellow cards, a record [...]

Uganda bombing kills 64 (video)

Uganda bombing kills 64 (video)

Kampala, Uganda - The death toll has risen to at least 64 in the bombings that occurred on Sunday, believed to be a planned attack on large gatherings of World Cup soccer fans watching the televised finals on outdoor screens. 40 bodies were recovered in Kyadondo Rugby Club. The club was filled with soccer fans [...]

Spain on a national fiesta, celebrating World Cup win

Spain on a national fiesta, celebrating World Cup win

The winning team of this year’s World Cup, Spain, has recently arrived on their homeland on Monday. The champions were met with a flurry of celebratory events such as meetings with the King, the Prime Minister and an open air bus ride around the city’s historic center. Over hundreds of thousands of fans were expected [...]

Robben: Webb not a world class referee

Robben: Webb not a world class referee

As the Oranje lost 1-0 in the final of the World Cup, an angry and frustrated Netherlands winger Arjen Robben says Spain defender Carles Puyol should have been sent off with 10 minutes from time. The Barcelona stopper made a last-gasp tackle on the Bayern Munich striker, but Robben believes a penalty should have been [...]

Spain wins 2010 World Cup!

Spain wins 2010 World Cup!

Spain wins it’s first ever World Cup title after beating Netherlands 1-0 in the finals! Andres Iniesta‘s lone goal in the 116′ minute sealed Netherlands’ doom with just 4 minutes remaining. Spain played the same patient possession play it used to subtly crush it’s opponents in the qualifiers and group matches, but missed a lot [...]

Webb is to blame for Netherlands’ loss-Kuyt

Webb is to blame for Netherlands’ loss–Kuyt

After referee Howard Webb booked eight Dutch players and sent off John Heitinga, Holland’s Dirk Kuyt pointed the finger of blame for Netherlands’ World Cup final defeat squarely at the English official. Andres Iniesta’s extra-time goal handed Spain a first World Cup triumph, with the winning strike coming seven minutes after Heitinga was given his [...]