The 2010 FIFA World Cup Final was a football match that took place on 11 July 2010 at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa, to determine the winner of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Spain defeated the Netherlands 1–0 with a goal from Andrés Iniesta four minutes from the end of extra time.
When did South Africa win FIFA World Cup?
2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™
Did South Africa won FIFA World Cup?
South Africa have appeared in the FIFA World Cup on three occasions in 1998, 2002, and 2010. Although South Africa has made three appearances in the World Cup, they have not made it past the first round.
|FIFA World Cup record||Year||1998|
Who won the 2020 World Cup?
How many World Cups has South Africa won?
South Africa are the current champions, having defeated England in the final of the 2019 tournament in Japan. The tournament is administered by World Rugby, the sport’s international governing body.
|Champions||3 (1995, 2007, 2019)|
|Third||2 (1999, 2015)|
What is soccer called in South Africa?
The governing body is the South African Football Association (SAFA).
|Soccer in South Africa|
|National team(s)||South Africa|
|Nickname(s)||Bafana Bafana (National team)|
How much did South Africa make from the World Cup?
For South Africa’s economy, a direct benefit of hosting the tournament was that it added 0.4% to national economic growth, translating into R38-billion that year, as estimated by the finance minister, Pravin Gordhan. This occurred at a time when the rest of the world had fallen into recession.
How many stadiums did South Africa built for World Cup?
The matches were played in 10 stadiums in nine host cities around the country, with the opening and final played at the Soccer City stadium in South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg. Thirty-two teams were selected for participation via a worldwide qualification tournament that began in August 2007.
Who is the best player in World Cup 2010?
(CNN) — Uruguay striker Diego Forlan has won the FIFA Golden Ball award for the top player of the 2010 World Cup after inspiring his country to its best performance at the global showpiece in 40 years.
Where is Bafana Bafana ranked in the world?
Bafana Bafana are still ranked 71st in the world, which is the same position they ended the year 2020 on. This does not come as a surprise as Bafana have been inactive since November 2020 when they played two 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers against Sao Tome and Principe.
What does FIFA stand for?
FIFA — Soccer’s World Governing Body
Founded in 1904 to provide unity among national soccer associations, the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) boasts 209 members, rivaling that of the United Nations, and is arguably the most prestigious sports organization in the world.
Which country has won the most World Cups?
Soccer World Cup titles won by country from 1930 to 2018
|Number of World Cup titles|
Which is the only team to play in every soccer tournament?
Brazil have won five times, and they are the only team to have played in every tournament.