South Africa is the host of the biggest soccer event in the world this year, the 2010 World Cup. The event hopes to enlighten a nation that ranks second for murder and first for assault and rape in the world. The World Cup takes place every four years. The first event was founded in 1930 and was located in Uruguay. The World Cup consists of 32 men’s national soccer teams competing for the title and the recognition of being the best in the world.
Although soccer has not been a big hit in the United States, it is considered the most popular sport in the world. In South Africa, it is no different and soccer fans all around the world are enjoying every minute of this international event.
People from all over the world are gathering in South Africa to show the love and support for their respective countries. Already a country filled with diversity, South Africa has welcomed different cultures and backgrounds that have entered their premises and have embraced the magnitude and importance of the event despite the economical and social issues the country is facing.
The 2010 World Cup has quickly become a breath of fresh air for the people of South Africa. It has brought them back on their feet and has them celebrating this big victory for their nation.