FIFA World Cup News

Diego Armando Maradona “I am sorry for Lavezzi’s exclusion”

Published: May 22, 2010

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Argentina coach, Diego Armando Maradona, spoke about his latest call-ups to the World Cup squad “I am very sorry for the ‘Pocho’ Lavezzi. He would have reacted with insults, in the same identical way I had reacted in 1978 when I was left out of the Argentina World Cup squad by then coach, Cesar Luis [...]


Argentina World Cup Squad 2010: Maradona’s Final 23-Man

Published: May 21, 2010

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Maradona has announced the final 23-man who will form the official Argentina World Cup squad 2010. After a year and a half of experiments, including a staggering number of 108 players who were trialled during friendlies and qualification matches, the technical director has finally decided which 23 players will be representing Argentina and participate in [...]


Shakira World Cup 2010 Song

Published: May 19, 2010

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This year’s World Cup song is being sung by Shakira. The name of the song  is ‘Waka Waka’. The choice of Shakira has sparked a lot of controversy as many were expecting a South African to sing the official song. It makes even less sense to choose an non South African to interpret the song [...]


Ballack will miss the World Cup 2010

Published: May 17, 2010

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Michael Ballack will be definitely missing the World Cup 2010 in South Africa. This was the official news after the German captain underwent a scan to analyse his injury on Monday morning. Ballack has suffered ligament damage to his right ankle during the F.A. Cup final match against Portsmouth, following a dangerous tackle by Kevin-Prince [...]


Landon Donovan analyzes Wayne Rooney in view of World Cup

Published: May 16, 2010

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Landon Donovan decided to talk to the media about Wayne Rooney in view of the World Cup. He said the following “Rooney is a top player. In my opinion, he is one of the best players in the world right now. But the other part of it is that he played a lot of games [...]


Diego Armando Maradona “Lavezzi? He will be at the World Cup”

Published: May 14, 2010

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Diego Armando Maradona has recently left an interview to Argentinian radio station “Radio de la Red”. During the interview he admitted that he is almost sure on who he will take to South Africa. He is thinking of taking six strikers to South Africa, with one of them being Lavezzi who can play both as [...]


John Terry injury concerns for World Cup 2010

Published: May 14, 2010

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England’s preparations for World Cup 2010 have been dealt a massive boost following a positive John Terry injury update by the Chelsea medical team. Terry was injured during a training session during a collision with a team mate. Although he left on crutches to the hospital for a complete checkup, it’s seems that it is [...]


David Beckham injury update and World Cup 2010

Published: May 13, 2010

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David Beckham has been injured during a game with AC Milan and is set to miss World Cup 2010. His loan move to Italy was almost bearing its fruit as Fabio Capello was planning to name Beckham in England’s provisional 30-man squad. However his plan backfired as this latest injury setback ruled him out of [...]


Announcements of Squads for World Cup 2010

Published: May 12, 2010

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Most of the nations participating in the coming World Cup 2010 in South Africa have announced their provisional 30-man squad. Lots of surprises and relatively new faces by various managers, especially as regarding Argentina, Brazil, England and Italy. Both Zanetti and Cambiasso, regular players with Inter Milan who will be playing in the Champions League [...]


Jamie Carragher coming out of international retirement

Published: May 8, 2010

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Jamie Carragher had officially retired from international duties in 2007. He took the decision following the fact that John Terry and Rio Ferdinand had become the regular pair of central defenders for England. At the age of 32, he’s currently focusing his efforts to achieve glory with Liverpool, but he knows that this could also [...]