World of Sport

World Cup gallery – Jo’burg Hysteria

World of Sport

A selection of the best photos from South Africa as World Cup fever takes the country by storm.

 

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Why have one World Cup when you can have
two? This man welcomes the world before doing his best incredulous Didier
Drogba impersonation.

 

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Peter Crouch's girlfriend Abbey Clancy is the sexiest of the England WAGs according to a poll conducted by Express Insurance, and this is why. Coleen Rooney was second, while Frank Lampard's girlfriend Christine Bleakley was third. They surely would have performed better if the BAHs had not been allowed to disrupt their preparations.

 

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This is the amiable Sarah Schweinstieger, who finds that a pint of beer and some good company is the best way to watch her Bastian in action. Who can blame her?

 

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A man displays his tattoo of a young Viv Anderson (well okay, it may be Nelson Mandela).

 

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As FIFA president Sepp Blatter possibly said: "It isn't a World Cup until Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas pulls on her Red Dwarf suit and sings alongside a slightly overweight Gok Wan."

 

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If there is one thing more annoying than the incessant drone of a vuvuzela, it is a lurid green kingsize version operated by a man with Timmy Mallett glasses and a German wig.

 

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The throngs of Switzerland fans find themselves outnumbered by South African supporters at their team's training match.

 

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The hips don't lie. Shakira does her best Carlos Valderrama impersonation, while ensuring that FIFA vice-president Jack Warner is suitably entertained in the front row.

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