Hup, and today's roundup!
Oranje! Hup Holland hup! The Netherlands made it to the final of World Cup 2010 following an exciting match against tenacious Uruguay. Sadly for the last South American team left in the competition, Luis Suarez’s absence was too much to compensate, even for wonder playmaker Diego Forlan. The Uruguayans went down, but went down in style, 40 years after their last semi-final defeat to Brazil....
Top World Cup Players on Facebook →
The latest from The Times’ multimedia desk. Awesome. cindypepper: World Cup players are sized according to the number of mentions on Facebook during each day of the World Cup.
tinaxgao: world cup and football in India →
In most parts of India, people didn’t care much that the World Cup was going on. Our attempts to find a sports bar in Delhi to watch the first match was disappointing, and we ended up in an extremely posh place where they served the most pretentiously presented masala-laced nachos ever. Not…
7 Hours to Go
Alright folks. It’s here. The moment we’ve all been waiting for. World Cup 2010’s first whistle is tomorrow at 10:00AM EST. First match: Mexico is facing host nation, South Africa. A bit about this blog: I come from a country that has not qualified for this World Cup. After a decent Euro run two years ago in which Romania managed a tantalizing first match goalless draw against...