FIFA World Cup 2010 Begins Friday June 11

The FIFA World Cup 2010 began Friday, June 11, starting with a match between South Africa and Mexico, which resulted in a draw, 1-1.

More than 84,000 people were at the opening ceremonies today, excited and ready for the FIFA World Cup 2010.

The FIFA World Cup 2010 Schedule:*
  • South Africa vs. Mexico – 11 Jun 4:00pm
  • Uruguay vs. France - 11 Jun 8:30pm
  • South Korea vs. Greece - 12 Jun 1:30pm
  • Argentina vs. Nigeria - 12 Jun 4:00pm
  • England vs. United States - 12 Jun 8:30pm
  • Algeria vs. Slovenia - 13 Jun 1:30pm
  • Serbia vs. Ghana - 13 Jun 4:00pm
  • Germany vs. Australia - 13 Jun 8:30pm

Germany won the last World Cup in 2006. The last World Cup the United States soccer team has won was in 1994. The United States will start their 2010 World Cup journey playing England on Saturday, June 12, 2:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).

The second round of the FIFA World Cup will be June 26-29. The quarterfinals will take place July 2 & 3. The semifinals will be July 6 & 7. The 2010 FIFA World Cup Final will take place July 11, 2010.

The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be held in Brazil.

FIFA World Cup 2010 Scores:*
  • South Africa vs. Mexico: 1-1
  • Uruguay vs. France: 0-0
  • South Korea vs. Greece - 2-0
  • Argentina vs. Nigeria - 1-0
  • England vs. United States - 1-1
  • Algeria vs. Slovenia - 0-1
  • Serbia vs. Ghana - 0-1
  • Germany vs. Australia - 4-0

*All times are in South Africa time. South Africa is 6 hours ahead of US Eastern Standard Time

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