Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players using a spherical ball.
It is the most popular sport in the world.
Football or Soccer... whatever you want to call it... is still a "beautiful game"...
Unless you live in the United States.
"X123x: how lame
X123x: i dont loike soccer"
Sporting events, especially a World Sporting event such as the World Cup, gives a chance for all countries to put aside their differences, forget about their financial troubles and cheer...
(some even skip work to watch)
The First Weekend of World Cup is over, and what a surprising weekend of matches so far...
Group A all tied up with 1 point a piece.
South Africa and Mexico tying the opener at 1-1.
France and Uruguay following suit with their 0-0.
Group A matches set to continue on the 16th and 17th with
Hosts South Africa taking on Uruguay and France taking on Mexico.
South Korea and Argentina take top spots in Group B, bringing in the first "W's" of the tournament with wins over Greece and Nigeria.
Greece and Nigeria try to make up some points on the 17th.
In an interesting surprise Group C's top spot goes too.... Slovenia?
Green turned England's 4min goal into a 1-1 tie with USA,
as Slovenia beat Algeria.
USA and England hope to over come their draw on the 18th.
Group D ends off the weekend with top spots going to Germany and Ghana.
The highly anticipated Groups E - H matches start on Monday with match-ups featuring noted powerhouse teams such as Italy taking on Paraguay,
Portugal taking on Ivory Coast,
Brazil taking on poor North Korea,
and Spain taking on Switzerland.