Wednesday, January 6, 2010

A Brief History of the World Cup

This article offers a concise history of the World Cup, and its path to South Africa.

In June 2010 the World Cup will finally arrive in Africa, after 80 years of travelling between America, Europe and, in 2002, Asia.

Now that Africa has finally been chosen to stage the finals, the tournament - so long the property of Europeans and South Americans - can properly be called the World Cup.

World Cup finally comes to Africa
Independent Online
November 25, 2009