FIFA Wêreldbekertoernooi Suid-Afrika 2010

2010 FIFA World Cup official logo

Tournament details

Host country South Africa

Dates 11 June – 11 July (31 days)

Teams 32 (from 6 confederations)

Venue(s) 10 (in 9 host cities)

Final positions

Champions Spain (1st title)

Runners-up Netherlands

Third place Germany

Fourth place Uruguay

Tournament statistics

Matches played 64

Goals scored 145 (2.27 per match)

Attendance 3,178,856 (49,670 per match)

Top scorer(s) Diego Forlán

Thomas Müller

Wesley Sneijder

David Villa

(5 goals each)[1]

Best player Diego Forlán[2]

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The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams. It took place in South Africa from 11 June to 11 July 2010. The bidding process for hosting the tournament finals was open only to African nations; in 2004, the international football federation, FIFA, selected South Africa over Egypt and Morocco to become the first African nation to host the finals.

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