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We’re now entering the heart of the World Cup 2010 shirts. There are some fantastic shirts out there from adidas and Nike, no doubt, but Puma’s Africa line has been on another plane in recent years.

Most importantly, their use of the ‘mascot’ shadowed inside the shirt has been brilliant, and it’s back again this year – no points for guessing which animal the Ivorians have. In fact, not much about the home shirt, the shirt which will be predominantly used, is too different from ‘06. It’s orange, it’s simple, and there’s a giant elephant on it.

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The top ten celebrations from World Cup 2002.

  • Inappropriate touching results in chaos in Indonesia. (Dirty Tackle)
  • There are literally a few reasons why you should watch La Liga right now. (Sid Lowe)
  • The World Cup digs of Spain & Argentina. (Futbolita)
  • Your look into IFK Gothenburg. (Nordic Football News)
  • Ghana’s provisional squad. (BBC)
  • Say no to Roy for Liverpool. (The 365 Blog)
  • Everyone loves Felix. (DW)

BBC & Pavarotti combined with Nessun Dorma in Italia 90’s opening montage.

Some of the best goals from the 1954 World Cup. In black & white. Obviously.

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