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Spain Celebrates

July 12: Spain captain Iker Casillas lifts the World Cup trophy as the team parades in Madrid.

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Spain Wins World Cup

July 11: Spain's Sergio Ramos, third from right in front, and Spain's David Villa, second from right in front, hold up the World Cup trophy as they celebrate with fellow team members following the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Spain Wins World Cup

July 11: Spain's Andres Iniesta, second from right, holds up the World Cup trophy as team members celebrate at the end of the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Spain's Winning Goal

July 11: Spain's Andres Iniesta, top left, scores his side's decisive goal past Netherlands goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg, foreground, during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Spain's Winning Goal

July 11: Spain's Andres Iniesta celebrates after scoring a goal during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Agony of Defeat

July 11: Netherlands head coach Bert van Marwijk, left, comforts Netherlands' Wesley Sneijder, right, following the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Going for the Ball

July 7: Germany's Lukas Podolski, left, and Spain's Xabi Alonso vie for the ball during the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Germany and Spain at the Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban, South Africa, on Wednesday. 

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All_About_Spain

July 7: A supporter of Spain poses for a photo before the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Germany and Spain at the stadium in Durban, South Africa, on Wednesday. 

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Spain_Goal_Keeper

July 7: Spanish TV Sports Reporter Sara Carbonero works as her boyfriend, Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, right, warms up prior to the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Germany and Spain at the stadium in Durban, South Africa, on Wednesday. 

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Spain_Supporters

July 7: Spain supporters pose for a photograph with a cut-out of the World Cup trophy during the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Germany and Spain at the stadium in Durban, South Africa, on Wednesday. 

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Chancellor Meets Children in Khayelitsha

July 3: German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, meets with children and teenagers from the non- profit Soccer 4 Hope in the Township Khayelitsha near Cape Town, South Africa on Saturday. Chancellor Merkel is in South Africa to visit the World Cup soccer match Germany versus Argentina at the Green Point Stadium later on Saturday. 

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German Chancellor Visits Khayelitsha

July 3: German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, meets with children and teenagers from the non- profit Soccer 4 Hope in the Township Khayelitsha near Cape Town, South Africa on Saturday. Chancellor Merkel is in South Africa to visit the World Cup soccer match Germany versus Argentina at the Green Point Stadium later on Saturday. 

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Germans_Celebrate

July 3: German fans celebrate in Arenales beach in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, after their team defeated Argentina on a World Cup quarterfinal match on Saturday. 

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Diego Armando Maradona

July 3: Argentina head coach Diego Maradona walks on the pitch prior to the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Argentina and Germany at the Green Point stadium in Cape Town, South Africa on Saturday. 

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July 2: Brazil fans cheer prior to the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Brazil at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on Friday.

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Soccer_Supporter

July 2: A soccer supporter poses for a photo before the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Brazil at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on Friday.  

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Dutch_Soccer_Fan

July 2: A Dutch soccer fan kisses a replica of the World Cup trophy prior to the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Brazil at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on Friday. 

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Brazilian_Flag

July 2: Brazil fans wave a flag through a giant Netherlands drape prior to the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Brazil at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on Friday.

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Brazil_Opening_Goal

July 2: Brazil's Robinho celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Brazil at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on Friday.

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Confrontation

July 2: Brazil's Robinho, left, shouts to Netherlands' Mark van Bommel during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Brazil at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on Friday.

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Germany Beats England

June 27: England's Frank Lampard, left, takes a shot on goal beside Germany's Sami Khedira, center, during a 2010 World Cup second round soccer match at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein. Lampard's shot, which video replays showed crossed the line, was ruled to have not crossed the line.

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Germany Scores

June 27: A Germany soccer fan waves a national flag as she sits atop of a moving car after the screening of the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match between Germany and England, in Berlin. Germany won the match 4-1.

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Cheering for Victory

June 27: England fans react while watching their 2010 World Cup soccer match against Germany on a large screen at the Glastonbury Festival in south-west England. Glastonbury, one of the largest open-air music festivals, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

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England Fans

June 27: A crowd of music fans react as they gather to watch a live broadcast of England against Germany during their World Cup soccer match, being shown at the Glastonbury music festival 2010 at Worthy farm in Pilton, England. 

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Competing for the Ball

June 27: England's Jermain Defoe, Wayne Rooney, John Terry and Frank Lampard react to the shot at goal taken by Lampard that video replay showed had crossed the line but was not given by referee Jorge Larrionda of Uruguay, during a 2010 World Cup second round soccer match against Germany at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein. 

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South_Korea_Scores_2

June 26: South Korea's Lee Chung-yong, left, celebrates after scoring a goal with fellow team member South Korea's Park Chu-young, right, during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Uruguay and South Korea at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on Saturday. 

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Opening_Goal_2

June 26: Uruguay's Luis Suarez, right, celebrates with Uruguay's Edison Cavani, left, after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Uruguay and South Korea at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on Saturday. 

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Competing_for_the_Ball

June 26: South Korea's Park Chu-young, foreground, competes for the ball with Uruguay's Diego Lugano, back, during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Uruguay and South Korea at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on Saturday.

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Uruguay_and_South_Korea

June 26: Uruguay's Diego Godin, left, chases the ball with South Korea's Lee Chung-yong, right, and South Korea's Kim Jung-woo, center, during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Uruguay and South Korea at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on Saturday.

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Loving_Brazil_2

June 25: A Brazil supporter poses for photographers before the World Cup group G soccer match between Brazil and Portugal at the stadium in Durban, South Africa, on Friday. 

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Portugal_Fan

June 25: A Portugal supporter cheers before the World Cup group G soccer match between Brazil and Portugal at the stadium in Durban, South Africa, on Friday.

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Supporting_Brazil

June 25: Brazil supporters pose for photographers before the World Cup group G soccer match between Brazil and Portugal at the stadium in Durban, South Africa, on Friday. 

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Ivory_Coast_Fan

June 25: An Ivory Coast fan waits for the start of the World Cup group G soccer match between North Korea and Ivory Coast at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa, on Friday. 

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Ivory_Coast_Scores

 June 25: Ivory Coast's Yaya Toure, top, celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the World Cup group G soccer match between North Korea and Ivory Coast at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa, on Friday.  

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Erik_Jendrisek_2

June 25: Slovakia's soccer player Erik Jendrisek, right, with teammates talks to journalist during their press conference in Pretoria, South Africa on Friday. Slovakia will be playing their Round of 16 World Cup Soccer match against Netherlands on Monday June 28.

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Slovakia_Coach_Vladimir_Weiss

June 25: Slovakia's soccer coach Vladimir Weiss talks to journalist during a press conference in Pretoria, South Africa on Friday. Slovakia will play their Round of 16 World Cup Soccer match against Netherlands on Monday June 28. 

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USA_Scores__2

June 23: United States' Landon Donovan, front left, celebrates after scoring a goal with fellow team members United States' Clint Dempsey, back left, and United States' Edson Buddle, front right, during the World Cup group C soccer match between the United States and Algeria at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa on Wednesday. 

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Wall_Street

June 23: Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange react as they watch the U.S.A. - Algeria World Cup Soccer match on Wednesday. 

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John_Terry

June 23: England's John Terry controls the ball past Slovenia's Andraz Kirm during the World Cup group C soccer match between Slovenia and England at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on Wednesday. 

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USA

June 23: Supporters of the United States team pose for a photo before the World Cup group C soccer match between the United States and Algeria at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa on Wednesday.

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Clinton_and_Blatter

June 23: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, rear left, and FIFA president Sepp Blatter, right, applaud before the World Cup group C soccer match between the United States and Algeria at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa, on Wednesday. 

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Painted_Face

June 23: An England soccer fan paints her face with the the colors of her flag in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Wednesday. England will play Slovenia in a soccer World Cup, Group C match at the stadium Wednesday. 

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A_Pose_for_Television

June 23: England soccer fans pose for a television press cameraman next to an England flag in a beach of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on Wednesday. England will play Slovenia in a soccer World Cup, Group C match at the stadium Wednesday. 

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Paraguay Celebrates

June 20: Fans celebrate a goal scored by Paraguay against Slovakia during a South-Africa 2010 WCup soccer game in Asuncion. Paraguay won 2-0.

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New Zealand vs. Italy

June 20: New Zealand's Shane Smeltz, right, scores during the World Cup group F soccer match between Italy and New Zealand at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa.

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Brazil Fans

June 20: Brazil fans cheers prior to the World Cup group G soccer match between Brazil and Ivory Coast at Soccer City in Johannesburg.

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Miss World Beauty Queens

June 20: FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke (C) and Danny Jordan (beside Valcke, in suit), CEO of the 2010 World Cup pose with 31 Miss World 2010 beauty queens from the countries participating in the 2010 World Cup in Johannesburg. 

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Prince_William_and_Prince_Harry_3

June 18: Britain's Prince William, left, and Britain's Prince Harry, right, applaud prior to the World Cup group C soccer match between England and Algeria in Cape Town, South Africa on Friday. 

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Cameroon_Prepares

June 18: Cameroon's captain Samuel Eto'o, left, holds back teammate Gaetan Bong, right, during their training in Pretoria, South Africa, on Friday. Cameroon prepares for their World Cup Soccer group E match against Denmark. 

Japan_in_Training

June 18: Japan's Keisuke Honda, right, and Atsuto Uchida, bottom center, react during the national team's training session at the Princess Magogo Stadium in Durban, South Africa on Friday. Japan will play the Netherlands on June 19 in a Group E match of the Soccer World Cup. 

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Kevin_Prince_Boateng

June 18: Ghana's Kevin-Prince Boateng speaks to journalists at a press conference following Ghana's pre-match training session at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa on Friday. Ghana's national soccer team is preparing to face Australia Saturday in their World Cup Group D soccer match.

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We_Have_Landed

June 18: A South African woman, looks at U.S. soccer fans dresses as astronauts as they arrive at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg on Friday prior the game match between United States and Slovenia in the World Cup group C. 

Supporting_USA

June 18: A South African soccer fan supporter of the US team, blows his vuvuzela outside Ellis Park Stadium, in Johannesburg on Friday prior the game match between United States and Slovenia in the World Cup group C. 

USA_Pride

June 18: A United States fan, cheers as he arrives at Ellis Park Stadium, in Johannesburg on Friday  prior the soccer match between United States and Slovenia in the World Cup group C. 

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Go_USA

June 18: A United States fan, cheers as he arrives at Ellis Park Stadium, in Johannesburg on Friday prior the game match between United States and Slovenia in the World Cup group C. 

Save_

June 17: Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, right, saves on Greece's Dimitris Salpingidis during the World Cup group B soccer match between Greece and Nigeria at Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

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Vying_for_the_Ball

June 17: Greece's Dimitris Salpingidis, left, and Nigeria's Taye Taiwo vie for the ball during the World Cup group B soccer match between Greece and Nigeria at Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

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Greece_Scores

June 17: Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama reacts after Greece's Dimitris Salpingidis scored during the World Cup group B soccer match between Greece and Nigeria at Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

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Red_Card

June 17: Nigeria's Sani Kaita, second from left, is shown a red card by referee Oscar Ruiz, of Colombia, right, during the World Cup group B soccer match between Greece and Nigeria.

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South African Supporters

June 16: South African supporters blow their vuvuzelas prior to the World Cup group A soccer match between South Africa and Uruguay at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.

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South Africa vs. Uruguay

June 16: South Africa's Steven Pienaar, left, vies with Uruguay's Alvaro Pereira during the World Cup group A soccer match between South Africa and Uruguay at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.

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South Africa vs. Uruguay

June 16: Uruguay's Diego Lugano is about to chest the ball during the World Cup group A soccer match between South Africa and Uruguay at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Uruguayan Fans

June 16: Uruguayan fans wave their flag as they wait for the start of the World Cup group A soccer match between South Africa and Uruguay at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.

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South Africa vs. Uruguay

June 16: South Africa goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune reacts after Uruguay's Diego Forlan, not in picture, scored during the World Cup group A soccer match between South Africa and Uruguay at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.

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South Africa vs. Uruguay

June 16: Uruguay's Alvaro Pereira, front, controls the ball during the World Cup group A soccer match between South Africa and Uruguay at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Swiss Fan

June 16: A Swiss soccer fan cheers during the World Cup group H soccer match between Spain and Switzerland at the stadium in Durban, South Africa. Switzerland won 1-0.

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Spain vs. Switzerland

June 16: Spain's Fernando Torres, right, is tackled by Switzerland's Stephan Lichtsteiner, left, during the World Cup group H soccer match between Spain and Switzerland at the stadium in Durban, South Africa.

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Swiss Fan

June 16: A Swiss soccer fan smiles prior to the World Cup group H soccer match between Spain and Switzerland at the stadium in Durban, South Africa.

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Spain vs. Switzerland

June 16: Spain's Carles Puyol, right, and Switzerland's Blaise Nkufo jump for the ball during the World Cup group H soccer match between Spain and Switzerland at the stadium in Durban, South Africa.

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Spain vs. Switzerland

June 16: Spain's Jesus Navas, left, and Switzerland's Reto Ziegler, right, fight for the ball during the World Cup group H soccer match between Spain and Switzerland at the stadium in Durban, South Africa.

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Spanish Fan

June 16: A fan reacts with the Spanish flag as he watches the World Cup group H soccer match between Spain and Switzerland on a large screen outside the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid.

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Spain vs. Switzerland

June 16: Spain's Sergio Ramos, left, vies for the ball with Switzerland goalkeeper Diego Benaglio during the World Cup group H soccer match between Spain and Switzerland at the stadium in Durban, South Africa.

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Honduras vs. Chile

June 16: Chile's Gary Medel, left, and Honduras' Carlos Pavon head the ball during the World Cup group H soccer match between Honduras and Chile at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa.

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Honduras vs. Chile

June 16: Honduras goalkeeper Noel Valladares saves on Chile's Waldo Ponce during the World Cup group H soccer match between Honduras and Chile at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa.

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Honduras vs. Chile

June 16: Honduras' Emilio Izaguirre, center, fights for the ball with Chile's Matias Fernandez, left, and Chile's Alexis Sanchez during the World Cup group H soccer match between Honduras and Chile at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa.

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Honduras vs. Chile

June 16: Chile's Rodrigo Millar shouts as he holds the ball during the World Cup group H soccer match between Honduras and Chile at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa.

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True_Fans_2

June 15: Brazilian fans cheer prior to the World Cup group G soccer match between Brazil and North Korea at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday.

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Wild_Fans

June 15: Brazilian fans cheers prior to the World Cup group G soccer match between Brazil and North Korea at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday. 

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Brazilian_Fan

June 15: A Brazilian fan is seen outside the stadium prior to the World Cup group G soccer match between Brazil and North Korea at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday.

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New_Zealand_Team

June 15: The New Zealand team, front row from left, Shane Smeltz, Tommy Smith, Ivan Vicelich, Leo Bertos, back row from left, Tony Lochhead, Winston Reid, Ryan Nelsen, goalkeeper Mark Paston, Chris Killen, Rory Fallon, and Simon Elliott, pose for a group photo before the World Cup group F soccer match between New Zealand and Slovakia at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa, on Tuesday. 

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Walking_the_Field

June 15: Uruguay's soccer team coach Oscar Tabarez, right, and Diego Forlan, walk the field during a practice at the stadium in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday. Uruguay will play South Africa for the Group A of the soccer Wold Cup on Wednesday.

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Fighting_Strong

June 15: New Zealand's Rory Fallon, front, fights for the ball with Slovakia's Martin Skrtel during the World Cup group F soccer match between New Zealand and Slovakia at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa, on Tuesday. 

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Slovakia

June 15: The Slovakian team, front row from left, Erik Jendrisek, Marek Hamsik, Radoslav Zabavnik, Vladimir Weiss, Marek Cech, back row from left, Stanislav Sestak, Jan Durica, goalkeeper Jan Mucha, Martin Skrtel, Robert Vittek, and Zdeno Strba, pose for a group photo prior to the World Cup group F soccer match between New Zealand and Slovakia at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa, on Tuesday.

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Italy_vs_Paraguay

June 14, 2010: Italy's Daniele De Rossi, left, celebrates with fellow team member Italy's Domenico Criscito after scoring a goal during the World Cup group F soccer match between Italy and Paraguay in Cape Town, South Africa.

Italy vs Paraguay

June 14, 2010: Italy celebrates after scoring the equalizing goal during the World Cup group F soccer match with Paraguay in Cape Town, South Africa.

Italy vs Paraguay

June 14, 2010: Italy and Paraguay play under the rain during the World Cup group F soccer match in Cape Town, South Africa.

Italy vs Paraguay

June 14, 2010: Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon goes to pick up the ball after a penalty goal by Paraguay's Antolin Alcaraz.

World Cup

June 12, 2010: The United States' players celebrate their side's opening goal during the World Cup group C soccer match against England at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa, on Saturday, June 12, 2010.

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World Cup

June 12, 2010: United States' Jay DeMerit, right, competes for the ball with England's Peter Crouch, left, during the World Cup group C soccer match between England and the United States at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa.

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World Cup

June 12, 2010: United States' Jozy Altidore competes for the ball with England's Ashley Cole, during the World Cup group C soccer match between England and the United States.

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World Cup

June 12, 2010: United States' Jay DeMerit collides with England's Steven Gerrard.

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Young_Supporter

June 12: A young Nigerian supporter cheers prior to the World Cup group B soccer match between Argentina and Nigeria at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Argentina_Pride

June12: Fans of Argentina shows a paper reading "Maradona, the best World's player", prior to the World Cup group B soccer match between Argentina and Nigeria at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. 

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Fans_and_Vuvuzelas

June 12: A Nigerian supporter blows a vuvuzela prior to the World Cup group B soccer match between Argentina and Nigeria at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. 

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Representing_Argentina

An Argentine fan whose face painted in the colors of the national flag, cheers prior to the World Cup group B soccer match between Argentina and Nigeria at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. 

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Cheering_at_Ellis_Park

June 12: Supporters of the Argentine team hold up a sign and cheer prior to the World Cup group B soccer match between Argentina and Nigeria at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. 

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Head_Coach

June 12: Argentina head coach Diego Maradona gestures to supporters before the World Cup group B soccer match between Argentina and Nigeria at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Controling_the_Ball

June 12: Serbia's national soccer team player Nemanja Vidic controls the ball during a team training session at Loftus Versfeld Stadiun in Pretoria, South Africa. Serbia will play Ghana in a soccer World Cup Group D match on Sunday. 

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Training_Session

June 12: Serbia's national soccer team headcoach Radomir Antic attends a team training session at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa. Serbia will play Ghana in a soccer World Cup Group D match on Sunday.

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Fighting_for_the_Ball

June 12: Greece's Vassilis Torosidis, left, and South Korea's Lee Chung-yong go for the ball during the World Cup group B soccer match between South Korea and Greece at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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World Cup

June 11: Artists perform during the opening ceremony before the World Cup group A soccer match between South Africa and Mexico at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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One_on_One

June 12: South Korea's Lee Young-pyo, left, and Greece's Vassilis Torosidis vie for the ball during the World Cup group B soccer match between South Korea and Greece at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. South Korea won 2-0. 

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Game_Time

June 11: South Africa's Reneilwe Letsholonyane goes for the ball during the World Cup group A soccer match between South Africa and Mexico at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Serbian Team

June 11: Serbia's national soccer team goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic stops a ball during a team training session at a Rand Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. Serbia are preparing for the upcoming soccer World Cup, where they will play in Group D.

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Celebrating_Players

June 11: South Africa's Siphiwe Tshabalala, right, celebrates with South Africa's Katlego Mphela, left, after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup group A soccer match between South Africa and Mexico at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Soccer Players

June 11: Denmark's Nicklas Bendtner , center front, jumps during a training session of the Danish national soccer team in Knysna, South Africa. Denmark will play in group E at the Soccer World Cup scheduled to kick-off on June 11.

Opening Ceremonies

June 11: Artists perform during the World Cup opening ceremony at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Soccer Players

June 11: Chile's national soccer players run during a team training session at the Ingwenyama Conference and Sports Resort in Nelspruit, South Africa. The Chilean team is preparing for the upcoming soccer World Cup, where they will play in Group H.

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Soccer Mania

June 11: A Mexican fan cheers prior to the group A match between South Africa and Mexico at the soccer World Cup in Soccer City, Johannesburg, South Africa, on Friday.

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World Cup Stadium

June 11: A view of the stadium prior to the World Cup group A soccer match between South Africa and Mexico at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Playing The Game

June 11: Boys play soccer on the roadside field on the opening day of the soccer World Cup in George, South Africa.

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World Cup Performers

June 11: Artists perform during the World Cup opening ceremony at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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World Cup Fans

June 11: A woman blows a horn in support of the South African national soccer team next to Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, prior to the opening match of the soccer World Cup between South Africa and Mexico.

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South African Fans

June 11: Performers dance during the World Cup opening ceremony before the group A match between South Africa and Mexico at the soccer World Cup in Soccer City, Johannesburg, South Africa. 

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North_Korea_Prepares

North Korea's Pak Sung Hyok, center, one of the four players who reported missing, practices with North Korea's Jong Tae Se, top, during a team training session in Tembisa, South Africa, Friday June 18, 2010. North Korea is playing in group G. The four North Korean football players reported as "missing" have turned up for World Cup practice. The four players missed North Korea's match Tuesday against Brazil. FIFA denied the players were ever missing, saying their names were left off the 23-man squad because they weren't going to compete.(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
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World Cup

People from all over the world have gathered in South Africa as it hosts its first ever World Cup.

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