The first of a number of quizzes we’ve put together on World Cups of yesteryear, you’ll find 11 questions below. See how you get on, and don’t forget to show off to your mates when you get an unbeatable score.
Who did South Africa play in the opening game of the tournament?
What was the name of the official World Cup ball?
The jabulani is a football manufactured by Adidas. It was the official match ball for the 2010 FIFA World Cup
Who were the only team not to suffer defeat in the tournament?
New Zealand drew three matches in their group against Slovenia (1-1), Italy (1-1) and Paraguay (0-0) but failed to progress
Which England player had a goal disallowed against Germany despite the ball clearly crossing the line?
Lampard scored a valid goal in the 39th minute that would have brought England level but was disallowed
Which goalkeeper made an error when the USA scored against England in their 1-1 draw?
The United States levelled the game in the 40th minute when a seemingly harmless shot by Clint Dempsey was mishandled by England goalkeeper Robert Green and rolled into the back of the net.
Who should have been sent-off in the final after he landed a kick on Xabi Alonso?
De Jong was shown just a yellow card by Webb after a dangerous 'kung-fu' tackle on Xabi Alonso in the 28th minute.
Which French player was sent home from the tournament after insulting his manager at half-time of a game?
Striker Nicolas Anelka was dismissed from France's World Cup squad for insulting coach Raymond Domenech during the defeat to Mexico
Who scored the winning goal in the final?
Spain defeated the Netherlands 1–0 with a goal from Andrés Iniesta four minutes from the end of extra time.
Which of these football legends managed their country at the tournament?
Maradona became coach of Argentina in November 2008. He was in charge of the team at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa before leaving at the end of the tournament.
Who won the Golden Ball award for the tournament's best player?
Uruguay's Diego Forlan won the Fifa Golden Ball as the outstanding player at the World Cup
Which country hosted the tournament?
The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams. It took place in South Africa from 11 June to 11 July 2010.
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