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World Cup Opening Ceremony Photos – FIFA World Cup Kicks Off In South Africa

UK Today News: World Cup Opening Ceremony Photos – FIFA World Cup Kicks Off In South Africa

World Cup Opening Ceremony, South Africa World Cup: The 2010 FIFA World Cup 2010 kicked off in South Africa yesterday and the World Cup opening ceremony saw a very colorful and lively group of performers dancing to traditional African beats. US singer R. Kelly was also one of the performers.

Shakira
Shakira performing at the World Cup concert on Thursday night

This year’s soccer World Cup takes place in the very beautiful country of South Africa, and will see 32 teams giving all they got to become the next soccer World Cup champion.

World Cup 2010 Fever

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela was unable to make it for the opening ceremony, since he was in mourning for the loss of his great grand-daughter w,ho died in a car crash while returning home from the World Cup Kick off concert the night before.

The World Cup Kick-Off concert took place on Thursday night and featured stars like Shakira, the Black Eyed Peas, John Legend, Alicia Keys and a host of other artists.

Check out some photos of the very vibrant 2010 World Cup opening ceremony:

World Cup Opening Ceremony
Photo Credit: Marcio Sanchez

World Cup Opening Ceremony
Photo Credit: Marcio Sanchez

World Cup Opening Ceremony
Photo Credit: Luca Bruno

Day 1 of the FIFA World Cup is already over and Day 2 has lots in store for soccer fans across the globe. The World Cup fever will take place for one whole month, so make the most of it.

Comments ( 1 )

  • Lamont

    Someone please stop the horns! I tried to give the World Cup a chance, but I’d even turn off the Superbowl if there was the same annoying background noise.

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