The biggest soccer tournament in the world, the FIFA World Cup 2010, has begun in South Africa today and the World Cup opening ceremony witnessed a lot of color and lively performances by traditional African performers. The World Cup will see 32 teams from across the world battling out to become the next world champion.

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The World Cup Opening Ceremony

The World Cup will help the South African economy in a big way since it will see thousands of fans from across the globe residing in the nation for the whole month. This will also boost the tourism industry in South Africa.

The FIFA world cup opened to a packed stadium and soccer fans from across the globe are keeping track of the World Cup.

The first match of the World Cup will be Mexico vs South Africa.

For more information on the World Cup schedule, click here.

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