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Showcase venue


The showcase venue of the 2010 FIFA world cup held in South Africa. This is soccer city which was in Johannesburg and this is the very same venue that held the world cup final only a few days later between Spain & the Netherlands. Luckily for us we saw both teams during that world cup and in this particular match it was me crossing off an item of my bucket list: watching Brazil in the world cup! It was Brazil against the Ivory Coast which Brazil won by 3-1 in emphatic fashion, couldn’t have asked for a better experience πŸ™‚

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16 responses

  1. Awesome! πŸ™‚

    April 10, 2012 at 2:44 am

  2. Great shot!

    April 10, 2012 at 5:43 am

  3. Great shot! It’s one of my goals to take in at least one World Cup game.

    April 10, 2012 at 6:56 am

    • I highly recommend it… even if you can’t get into the stadium just being around it and all the festivities is quite an experience by itself πŸ™‚

      April 11, 2012 at 7:30 am

  4. Fantastic shots! I would have loved to be there. I’m a real sports fan.

    April 10, 2012 at 12:23 pm

    • Inga, the world cup as an experience that you have to go through if you like sports. The way the world comes together for a sport and festive atmosphere… NOTHING IS QUITE LIKE IT!! And apparently I experienced a subdued world cup because of all the security concerns over Africa!!!

      April 11, 2012 at 7:29 am

  5. Superb!

    April 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm

  6. So cool!!

    April 10, 2012 at 5:23 pm

  7. Got to feel good to have a successful check next to a bucket list item!!! πŸ™‚ **

    April 10, 2012 at 10:18 pm

    • When they walked on the field… I was at a very happy place πŸ™‚

      April 10, 2012 at 10:21 pm

  8. This kind of things (sport) does not interest me, but the photo was impressive!

    April 11, 2012 at 1:44 am

    • Thank you for your kind words πŸ™‚

      April 11, 2012 at 7:28 am

  9. Wow.. I can imagine the memories that you will have each time you look at this photograph..

    April 11, 2012 at 4:16 am

    • Yeah I can’t get sick of this is picture… its always nice to accomplish childhood dreams, specially when they are as innocent as watching a certain soccer match πŸ™‚

      April 11, 2012 at 7:27 am

  10. wow, beautiful

    April 13, 2012 at 10:08 am