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The Jabulani is a football manufactured by Adidas.
The +Teamgeist ball was the official football for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.
Al Jazeera (translit,, literally "The Island", though referring to the Arabian Peninsula in context), also known as JSC (Jazeera Satellite Channel), is a state-funded broadcaster in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Andrés Iniesta Luján (born 11 May 1984) is a Spanish professional footballer who played as a central midfielder for Barcelona, the Spain national team and has a contract signed with Japanese Club Vissel Kobe to commence 1 July 2018.
"Anti-football" is a lethargic passing style of football that relies only on passing and an extremely defensive, aggressive physical, robust style of play of football where one team deploys their whole team, except the striker, behind the ball.
The Argentina national football team (Selección de fútbol de Argentina) represents Argentina in football and is controlled by the Argentine Football Association (AFA), the governing body for football in Argentina.
Arjen Robben (born 23 January 1984) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich.
In association football, an assistant referee (AR, known as a linesman or lineswoman before 1996, expressions which are still in common unofficial use) is an official empowered with assisting the referee in enforcing the Laws of the Game during a match.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Beatrix (Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard,; born 31 January 1938) is a member of the Dutch royal family who reigned as Queen of the Netherlands from 30 April 1980 until her abdication on 30 April 2013.
Lambertus "Bert" van Marwijk (born 19 May 1952) is a Dutch football manager who currently coaches the Australian national football team.
The Brazil national football team (Seleção Brasileira de Futebol) represents Brazil in international men's association football.
The Cameroon national football team, nicknamed in French Les Lions Indomptables (The Indomitable Lions or Untameable Lions), is the national team of Cameroon.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.
The team captain of an association football team, sometimes known as the skipper, is a team member chosen to be the on-pitch leader of the team: it is often one of the older or more experienced members of the squad, or a player that can heavily influence a game.
Carles Puyol Saforcada (born 13 April 1978) is a Spanish retired professional footballer.
Francesc "Cesc" Fàbregas Soler (born 4 May 1987) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Chelsea and the Spain national team.
Charlize Theron (born 7 August 1975) is a South African and American actress and film producer.
The Chile national football team (Selección de fútbol de Chile) represents Chile in major international football competitions and is controlled by the Federación de Fútbol de Chile which was established in 1895.
Daniel Jarque González (1 January 1983 – 8 August 2009) was a Spanish footballer who played as a central defender.
Darren Cann (born 22 January 1969) is an International and Premier League Assistant Referee best known for running the line in The UEFA Champions League Final and The World Cup Final.
David Villa Sánchez (born 3 December 1981) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Major League Soccer (MLS) club New York City and the Spain national team.
The Denmark national football team (Danmarks fodboldlandshold) represents Denmark in association football and is controlled by the Danish Football Association (DBU), the governing body for the football clubs which are organized under DBU.
Dermot J. Gallagher (born May 20, 1957 in Ringsend, Dublin, Ireland) is a retired Irish association football referee, who lives in Banbury, Oxfordshire.
Destilando Amor (English: Distilling Love) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Nicandro Díaz González for Televisa in 2007.
Dirk Kuyt (Dutch: Dirk Kuijt;; born 22 July 1980) is a Dutch former professional footballer who last played for Quick Boys.
Edson René Braafheid (born 8 April 1983) is a Dutch footballer who last played as a left-back for Eredivisie club FC Utrecht.
El Periódico de Catalunya is a morning daily newspaper based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
Eljero George Rinaldo Elia (born 13 February 1987) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a winger for Turkish team İstanbul Başakşehir.
The England national football team represents England in international football and is controlled by The Football Association, the governing body for football in England.
ESPN FC (formerly ESPN SoccerNet) was a website owned by ESPN Inc., which covered association football.
Futbol Club Barcelona, commonly known as Barcelona and familiarly as Barça, is a professional football club based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
Fernando José Torres Sanz (born 20 March 1984) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; French for "International Federation of Association Football") is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.
The World Cup is a gold trophy that is awarded to the winners of the FIFA World Cup association football tournament.
First National Bank Stadium or simply FNB Stadium, also known as Soccer City and The Calabash, is a stadium located in Nasrec, bordering the Soweto area of Johannesburg, South Africa.
The France national football team (Équipe de France de football) represents France in international football and is controlled by the French Football Federation, also known as FFF, or in Fédération française de football.
Franz Anton Beckenbauer (born 11 September 1945) is a German former professional footballer and manager.
Gerard Piqué Bernabéu (born 2 February 1987) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Barcelona and the Spain national team.
The Germany national football team (deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft or Die Mannschaft) is the men's football team that has represented Germany in international competition since 1908.
Giovanni Christiaan van Bronckhorst OON (born 5 February 1975), also known by his nickname Gio, is a retired Dutch footballer and the current manager of Feyenoord.
A goal kick, called a goalie kick in some regions, is a method of restarting play in a game of association football.
Graham Poll (born 29 July 1963) is an English former football referee in the Premier League and is considered the best English referee of the last 25 years in a list maintained by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS).
Gregory Kurtley van der Wiel (born 3 February 1988) is a Dutch international footballer who plays for Canadian club Toronto FC, as a right-back.
The Honduras national football team (Selección de fútbol de Honduras) nicknamed Los Catrachos, La Bicolor or La H, is governed by the Federación Nacional Autónoma de Fútbol de Honduras (FENAFUTH).
Howard Melton Webb, MBE (born 14 July 1971): Football League website.
Humidity is the amount of water vapor present in the air.
The Hungary national football team (Magyar labdarúgó-válogatott) represents Hungary in international football and is controlled by the Hungarian Football Federation.
The Iberian Peninsula, also known as Iberia, is located in the southwest corner of Europe.
Ici Radio-Canada Télé (stylized as ICI Radio-Canada TēLē, and formerly known as Télévision de Radio-Canada) is a Canadian French-language broadcast television network that is owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (known in French as Société Radio-Canada), the national public broadcaster.
Iker Casillas Fernández (born 20 May 1981) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club Porto.
Invictus is a 2009 American-South African biographical sports drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon.
The Italy national football team (Nazionale di calcio dell'Italia) represents Italy in association football and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), the governing body for football in Italy.
John Keith "Jack" Taylor, OBE (21 April 1930 – 27 July 2012) was an English football referee, famous for officiating in the 1974 FIFA World Cup Final during which he awarded two penalties in the first 30 minutes.
Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (born 12 April 1942) is a South African politician who served as the fourth President of South Africa from the 2009 general election until his resignation on 14 February 2018.
The is the governing body responsible for the administration of football in Japan.
The represents Japan in association football and is operated by the Japan Football Association (JFA), the governing body for football in Japan.
Jesús Navas González (born 21 November 1985) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a right winger for Sevilla and the Spain national team.
Joan Capdevila Méndez (born 3 February 1978) is a former Spanish professional footballer who played as a left back.
Hendrik Johannes "Johan" Cruijff OON (anglicised to Cruyff; 25 April 1947 – 24 March 2016) was a Dutch professional football player and coach.
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
John Gijsbert Alan "Johnny" Heitinga (born 15 November 1983) is a Dutch football coach and a former player who played as a centre back.
Joris Mathijsen (born 5 April 1980) is a Dutch former footballer who played as a centre-back.
Law enforcement in the United Kingdom is organised separately in each of the legal systems of the United Kingdom: England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
Maarten Stekelenburg (born 22 September 1982) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Everton and the Netherlands national team.
Mark Peter Gertruda Andreas van Bommel (born 22 April 1977) is a Dutch former professional footballer.
The monarchy of the Netherlands is constitutional and as such, the role and position of the monarch are defined and limited by the Constitution of the Netherlands.
Morgan Freeman, The New Yorker, July 3, 1978.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
The Netherlands national football team (Het Nederlands Elftal) represents the Netherlands in international football.
Nigel de Jong (born 30 November 1984) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Bundesliga club Mainz 05.
Numeris (formerly the Bureau of Broadcast Measurement, or BBM Canada) is a Canadian audience measurement organization.
The Order of Orange-Nassau (Orde van Oranje-Nassau) is a civil and military Dutch order of chivalry founded on 4 April 1892 by the Queen regent Emma, acting on behalf of her under-age daughter Queen Wilhelmina.
Overtime or extra time is an additional period of play specified under the rules of a sport to bring a game to a decision and avoid declaring the match a tie or draw where the scores are the same.
The Paraguay national football team is controlled by the Paraguayan Football Association (Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol) and represents Paraguay in men's international football competitions.
Pau Gasol Sáez (born July 6, 1980) is a Spanish professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Paul the Octopus (26 January 2008 – 26 October 2010) was a common octopus which was purportedly used to predict the results of association football matches.
Pedro Eliezer Rodríguez Ledesma (born 28 July 1987), known as Pedro, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a forward or a winger for Premier League club Chelsea and the Spain national team.
Penalty cards are used in many sports as a means of warning, reprimanding or penalising a player, coach or team official.
A penalty kick (more commonly known as a penalty) is a method of restarting play in association football, in which a player is allowed to take a single shot on the goal while it is defended only by the opposing team's goalkeeper.
A penalty shoot-out (officially kicks from the penalty mark) is a method of determining which team advances or is awarded the championship of an association football match that cannot end in a draw but where the score is tied after the regulation playing time as well as extra time (if used) have expired.
José Plácido Domingo Embil, (born 21 January 1941), known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator.
The Portugal national football team (Seleção Portuguesa de Futebol) represents Portugal in international men's association football competition since 1921.
The Premier League is the top level of the English football league system.
The President of the Republic of South Africa is the head of state and head of government under the Constitution of South Africa.
Rafael Nadal Parera (born 3 June 1986) is a Spanish professional tennis player, currently world No. 1 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
Rafael Ferdinand van der Vaart (born 11 February 1983) is a Dutch professional footballer who last played for Danish club FC Midtjylland as an attacking midfielder.
Real Madrid Club de Fútbol ("Royal Madrid Football Club"), commonly known as Real Madrid, or simply as Real, is a professional football club based in Madrid, Spain.
In association football, the referee is the person responsible for enforcing the Laws of the Game during the course of a match.
Robin van Persie (born 6 August 1983) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a forward for Feyenoord.
Rotherham is a large town in South Yorkshire, England, which together with its conurbation and outlying settlements to the north, south and south-east forms the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, with a recorded population of 257,280 in the 2011 census.
A round-robin tournament (or all-play-all tournament) is a competition in which each contestant meets all other contestants in turn.
Samantha Wallace (born 16 January 1994) is a netball player from Trinidad and Tobago, who plays for the New South Wales Swifts in the Suncorp Super Netball league.
The Select Group is a panel of professional football referees and assistant referees appointed by Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) to officiate matches in the Premier League, as well as the Football League, FA Cup and Football League Cup.
Sergio Busquets Burgos (born 16 July 1988) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Barcelona and the Spanish national team.
Sergio Ramos García (born 30 March 1986) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for and captains both Real Madrid and the Spain national team.
The Slovakia national football team (Slovenské národné futbalové mužstvo) represents Slovakia in association football and is controlled by the Slovak Football Association (SFZ), the governing body for football in Slovakia.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
South Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England.
The Spain national football team (Selección de fútbol de España) represents Spain in men's International association football and is controlled by the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the governing body for football in Spain.
The House of Bourbon-Anjou (or simply House of Bourbon-Spain) is the current Spanish Royal Family.
The Switzerland national football team is the national football team of Switzerland.
The Football Association (FA) is the governing body of association football in England, the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA; Union des Associations Européennes de Football; Vereinigung Europäischer Fußballverbände) is the administrative body for association football in Europe, although several member states are primarily or entirely located in Asia.
The 2008 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2008 or simply Euro 2008, was the 13th UEFA European Football Championship, a quadrennial football tournament contested by European nations.
The UEFA Euro 2008 Final was a football match that took place on 29 June 2008 at the Ernst-Happel-Stadion in Vienna, Austria, to determine the winner of the UEFA Euro 2008.
The UEFA European Championship (known informally as the Euros) is the primary association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), determining the continental champion of Europe.
Univision is an American Spanish-language broadcast television network that is owned by Univision Communications.
The Uruguay national football team represents Uruguay in international association football and is controlled by the Uruguayan Football Association, the governing body for football in Uruguay.
Valencia Club de Fútbol (València Club de Futbol; also known as Valencia CF, Valencia or Los Che) is a Spanish football club based in Valencia.
Vicente del Bosque González, 1st Marquess of Del Bosque (born 23 December 1950) is a Spanish football coach and former player who most recently managed the Spain national team.
Villarreal Club de Fútbol, S.A.D. (S.A.D.), usually abbreviated to Villarreal CF or just Villarreal, is a Spanish football club based in Villarreal, a city in the province of Castellón within the Valencian Community.
Wesley Sneijder (born 9 June 1984) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Qatar Stars League club Al-Gharafa and previously the Netherlands national team.
The World Football Elo Ratings is a ranking system for men's national association football teams that is published by the website eloratings.net.
Xabier "Xabi" Alonso Olano (born 25 November 1981) is a Spanish former footballer who played as a central midfielder.
Xavier Hernández Creus (born 25 January 1980) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Qatari club Al Sadd SC.
is a Japanese football referee.
The 1920 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1920; Olympische Zomerspelen van de VIIe Olympiade), officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium.
The 1930 FIFA World Cup Final was a football match contested by Uruguay and Argentina to determine the champion of the 1930 FIFA World Cup.
The 1934 FIFA World Cup was the second FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.
The 1934 FIFA World Cup Final was the deciding match of the 1934 FIFA World Cup.
The 1950 FIFA World Cup, held in Brazil from 24 June to 16 July 1950, was the fourth FIFA World Cup.
The 1954 FIFA World Cup Final was the final match of the 1954 FIFA World Cup, the fifth World Cup in FIFA history.
The 1958 FIFA World Cup Final took place in Råsunda Stadium, Solna (near Stockholm), Sweden on 29 June 1958 to determine the champion of the 1958 FIFA World Cup.
The 1966 FIFA World Cup (officially: World Championship-Jules Rimet Cup-England 1966) was the eighth World Cup and it was held in England from 11 to 30 July.
The 1974 FIFA World Cup Final was the final match of the 1974 FIFA World Cup, the 10th FIFA World Cup, a competition to determine the world champion among national men's football sides.
The 1978 FIFA World Cup Final was a football match played to determine the winner of the 1978 FIFA World Cup.
The 1986 FIFA World Cup, the 13th FIFA World Cup, was held in Mexico from 31 May to 29 June 1986.
The 1986 FIFA World Cup Final was the final and deciding game of the 1986 FIFA World Cup, held in Mexico.
The 1994 FIFA World Cup was the 15th FIFA World Cup, held in nine cities across the United States from 17 June to 17 July 1994.
The 2002 FIFA World Cup was the 17th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for men's national football teams organized by FIFA.
The 2006 FIFA World Cup Final was a football match that took place on 9 July 2006 at the Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany, to determine the winner of the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
The 2009 FA Cup Final was the 128th final of the world's oldest domestic football cup competition, the FA Cup.
The year 2009 saw the release of many films.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.
Group E of the 2010 FIFA World Cup began on 14 June and ended on 24 June 2010.
Group H of the 2010 FIFA World Cup began on 16 June and ended on 25 June 2010.
The knockout stage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup was the second and final stage of the World Cup, following the group stage.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group 9 was a UEFA qualifying group for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
The 2010 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match played at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, home of Real Madrid, on Saturday, 22 May 2010, to determine the winners of the 2009–10 UEFA Champions League.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup Final was a football match that took place on 13 July 2014 at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to determine the 2014 FIFA World Cup champion.