FIFA World Cup 2010 South Africa Interesting facts

As you may already aware, FIFA World Cup 2010 is held in South Africa from June 11th, 2010 until July 11th, 2010 – a month world party indeed. There are 32 national teams will try to be number one in the world.

FIFA is not only about the FIFA World Cup™. As part of its stated mission to broaden the appeal of football across all walks of life, FIFA boasts an extensive portfolio of activities that reaches an audience of a size and diversity that is unrivalled by any other single-sports body.
These are some interesting facts about FIFA

It’s a governing body with title International Federation of Association Football also called "Fédération Internationale de Football Association". The headquarter is in Zurich, Switzerland.

FIFA World Cup started in 1930 under the stewardship of The defending champion is Italy (2006 World Cup Champion)

The first World Cup was held in Uruguay in 1930. Many believed American Bart McGee scored the first goal in the World Cup

Hungary is top scoring team, scored 27 goals in the 1954 World Cup. Hungary made the finals that year but lost to West Germany 3-2

Brazil is the most time winner of FIFA world cup. It wins world cup of 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002 and become 5 times FIFA winner. And its only country to appear in every World Cup

Association organizes the grand FIFA World Cup after the time period of every four years but wasn't held in 1942 and 1946 because of World War II

Mexico City is the World Cup Capital as it has hosted the highest number of matches, 74 (23 in final phases).

Pelé , 1940-, Brazilian soccer player is perhaps the greatest player in the history of soccer. His real name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento. He held every scoring record in Brazil, and in international matches he scored an average of one goal per game. He scored 1,281 goals during his career and bring championship for brazil in world cup 1958, 1962, 1970

Ronaldo is most goals scorer, overall finals with 15 goals

Official site of FIFA is
    The final match of this grand event is going to take place on 11th July, 2010. Well known celebrities and skilled performers from all across the world are going to take part in the opening and closing ceremony of this grand event. Me too.. and you?