to Stars Soccer Review (SSR) magazine Volume 5
on the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa
Vuvuzela Experience”. The magazine is written
and produced by Aldwyn McGill of Caribbean Stars
issue was named after the Vuvuzela trumpet which
created an overwhelming atmosphere during the World
Cup matches. By the end of the tournament the Vuvuzela was the #1 selling souvenir of the 2010
W-C South Africa.
In the magazine we paid
Tribute to Nelson “Madiba” Mandela
of a real man”. NelsonMandela
was instrumental in not only bringing
the FIFA World Cup to South Africa, but
for bringing about justice
and equality for black people not only in South
Africa but around the world.
culture at its best” is a reenactment
of the World Cup opening
the cultures of the six participating African
teams at Soccer City Stadium which was the venue
that opened and closed the World Cup competition,
and touted as amongst the world's best.
the Hype” describes the hype created
by Bafana Bafana and Mexico supporters leading into
the tournament. They were the
best fans at the 2010 FIFA World South Africa.
were no noticeable changes to the play of the
teams at the World Cup. Of the
three CONCACAF teams which participated, USA
showed a bit of resiliency to come from behind
to gain results. Mexico was eliminated at the same
Round of 16 stage
for the fifth World Cup while Honduras seemed to
be in a little over their heads against the
fell short in the final as
end. However, it is conceivable that
Ghana and Uruguay may have
the greatest thrills and chills during the 32
days of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
Report also contains an informative
section from Canada
Vegara (left) who officiated in the
World Cup matches at Rustenburg, South Africa
ahead to Brazil section is about the 2014
FIFA World Cup in Brazil as a big Samba Party.
As the world’s most popular football team,
and the most successful team in the history of
the FIFA World Cup tournament the heat is on the Samba
Boys from Brazil to win the World Cupl.
After losing at the quarter final
stage in the last two World Cup
Brazil will be
to win while playing
in front of their home crowd. With
pride very much a factor in the hosting of the
tournament, only time would tell if Brazil could
win its sixth World Cup title at home.