Argentina coach Diego Armando Maradona was a brilliant player. But as national team manager, there's been more trouble than brilliance – like some of his team picks, for example.
Uruguay’s ‘La Celeste’ frustrates France by stacking the defense and playing for a tie just the way Italy normally does.
Amid the blare of horns and the waving of flags at the 2010 World Cup, friendly nationalism is running high. South Africans predicted victory against Mexico, and US Vice President Joe Biden taunted the English.
World Cup stalwart Mexico should hand South Africa its first defeat, but don’t underestimate the power of homefield advantage. Mexico vs. South Africa kicks off at 10 am EST.
Three foreign journalists were robbed Tuesday night near the Portuguese team's base camp north of Johannesburg. Security expert Johan Burger offers six safety tips for World Cup tourists, to prevent pickpocketing, robberies, and muggings.
Despite the predictions of soccer analysts, South Africans are convinced that their national team – also known as the Bafana Bafana – will shine in the World Cup. They play Mexico in the opening game on Friday.
Ten 'barra brava' hooligans from Argentina were arrested at South Africa's main airport and deported for planning to disrupt the World Cup, South African police said on Monday.
Ten 'barra brava' hooligans from Argentina were arrested at South Africa's main airport and deported for planning to disrupt the World Cup, South African police said Monday.
President Jacob Zuma's family denies press reports that one of his three wives had an affair with her bodyguard, but the story is causing a stir in South Africa just days before the country hosts soccer's World Cup.