2010 FIFA World Cup -30 days
Football fever! Are you ready?
The 19th FIFA World Cup will take place between 11 June and 11 July 2010 in South Africa.
The official match ball is the “Jabulani”, made by Adidas, which means “bringing joy to everyone” in isiZulu.
The official mascot is Zakumi an anthropomorphized leopard with green hair. His name comes from “ZA“, international abbreviation for South Africa, and “kumi“, a word that means “ten” in various African languages. The mascot’s colours reflect the host nation’s playing strip – yellow and green.