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Emily K.'s Final Powerpoint

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Emily K.'s Final Powerpoint

  1. 1. FIFA World Cup By: Emily Kidd
  2. 2. The beginning <ul><li>FIFA (Federation of International Football Associations) </li></ul><ul><li>The World Cup, a tournament organized by FIFA every four years </li></ul>
  3. 3. Qualifying <ul><li>Over 160 national teams compete </li></ul><ul><li>32 teams </li></ul><ul><li>playing over a 4-week </li></ul><ul><li>period. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The first World Cup <ul><ul><ul><li>Jules Rimet organized the first World Cup tournament </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Uruguay in 1930.  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FIFA awards spots </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> dependent on number </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>and strength </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. 1930 Uruguay Trophy 2010 South Africa trophy Coup de Monde Jules Rimet
  6. 6. Jules Rimet Trophy <ul><li>35cm high </li></ul><ul><li>names of the 9 winners between 1930-1970. </li></ul><ul><li>ancient Greek goddess of victory </li></ul><ul><li>Coupe du Monde til 1946 </li></ul><ul><li>renamed after Jules Rimet </li></ul>
  7. 7. Qualification for Finals <ul><li>held within the 6 FIFA continental zones </li></ul><ul><li>FIFA decides the number of spots awarded </li></ul><ul><li>qualification takes 2 years </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce teams from a 200 to 32 </li></ul>
  8. 9. 2010 South Africa <ul><li>first African nation to host the World Cup. </li></ul><ul><li>19th FIFA World Cup </li></ul><ul><li>played between </li></ul><ul><li>June 11- July 11 </li></ul>
  9. 10. 2010 South Africa <ul><li>32 teams compete </li></ul><ul><li>8 groups </li></ul><ul><li>4 teams/group </li></ul><ul><li>3 points for a win </li></ul><ul><li>1 for a draw </li></ul><ul><li>0 for a defeat. </li></ul><ul><li>2 teams move on from each group </li></ul>
  10. 12. Mascot Pride <ul><li>Zakumi, leopard with green hair </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;ZA&quot; (South Africa) </li></ul><ul><li>Kumi means 10 in South Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Colors of South African team </li></ul>
  11. 13. Together, the 10 stadiums will host 64 matches and seat more than 570 000 people during the course of tournament.
  12. 14. The Final Round <ul><li>Spain defeated Netherlands 1–0 after extra time </li></ul><ul><li>Andrés Iniesta's goal in the 116th minute </li></ul><ul><li>Gave Spain their first world title </li></ul><ul><li>first European nation that won outside its home continent. </li></ul>
  13. 16. The great sport <ul><li>each player shakes hand with each member of the opposing team. </li></ul><ul><li>No matter what, they’re just people playing a great game </li></ul>
  14. 17. Effects of Soccer as a Profession *Dedication *Patience *Dangerous *One injury could end career

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