In the summer of 2010 the biggest event in sport kicks off in South Africa, the World Cup Football Finals. All of the great international teams will gather to fight for the right to take home the World Cup trophy and be crowned champions of the football world for the next four years. Among the favourites to win are Portugal, Spain, Brazil, Germany and England. There will also be strong competition from the African nations, particularly the Ivory Coast and possibly the hosts, South Africa. The big name players are all involved, Christiano Ronaldo, Loinel Messi, Fernando Torrez, Wayne Rooney and Michael Ballack will all be desperate to win for their countries.
For those without tickets to see the games in South Africa there are plenty of ways to get involved and lots of superb memorabilia to collect. In England the most popular item is the flag of Saint George. Every time there is a big sporting occasion which England are involved in the whole country goes St. George crazy. Flags adorn houses, shops and offices and can be see in the windows of cars and trucks. The simple red cross on a white background is the proud emblem of a nation getting behind the team they love.
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There are other collectible items such as scarves, hats and T shirts. If you are not interested in garments there are many books and CD’s for sale, with profiles of the players and footage of the goals and highlights that got England to the finals. There are some brilliant novelty items too like the England World Cup rubber duck or the superb dancing, singing fan toy that sings England chants and looks like a true England fan in a replica shirt and jeans.