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The following are the statistics for the 2010 FIFA World Cup which took place in South Africa.

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GoalscorersEdit

The winner of the Golden Boot was Thomas Müller. Of all players to have scored five goals during the tournament, Müller had the most assists (three); the other three players had one assist each.[1] In total, 145 goals were scored by 98 different players, with two of them credited as own goals.

5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goals


AssistsEdit

Kaká won the assists table with three assists in 337 minutes (fewest minutes).

3 assists
2 assists
1 assist

Source: FIFA[2]

Rank Name Assists Minutes played
1   Kaká 3 337'
2   Thomas Müller 3 473'
3   Mesut Özil 3 586'
4   Dirk Kuyt 3 587'
5   Bastian Schweinsteiger 3 621'

ScoringEdit

Overall
Timing
Teams
Individual

Wins and lossesEdit

Match awardsEdit

Man of the MatchEdit

Wesley Sneijder received four Man of the Match awards, more than any other player.[3]

Rank Name Team Opponent Awards
1 Wesley Sneijder   Netherlands Denmark (GS), Japan (GS), Brazil (QF), Uruguay (SF) 4
2 Cristiano Ronaldo   Portugal Ivory Coast (GS), North Korea (GS), Brazil (GS) 3
Diego Forlán   Uruguay France (GS), South Africa (GS), Ghana (QF)
Keisuke Honda   Japan Cameroon (GS), Denmark (GS), Paraguay (R16)
Andrés Iniesta   Spain Chile (GS), Paraguay (QF), Netherlands (FI)
6 Landon Donovan   United States Slovenia (GS), Algeria (GS) 2
Vincent Enyeama   Nigeria Argentina (GS), Greece (GS)
Asamoah Gyan   Ghana Serbia (GS), Australia (GS)
Thomas Müller   Germany England (R16), Uruguay (TP)
Park Ji-Sung   South Korea Greece (GS), Nigeria (GS)
Luis Suárez   Uruguay Mexico (GS), South Korea (R16)
Róbert Vittek   Slovakia New Zealand (GS), Italy (GS)
Xavi   Spain Portugal (R16), Germany (SF)
14 Daniel Agger   Denmark Cameroon (GS) 1
Antolín Alcaraz   Paraguay Italy (GS)
André Ayew   Ghana United States (R16)
Jean Beausejour   Chile Honduras (GS)
Tim Cahill   Australia Serbia (GS)
Ashley Cole   England Algeria (GS)
Daniele De Rossi   Italy New Zealand (GS)
Didier Drogba   Ivory Coast North Korea (GS)
Gelson Fernandes    Switzerland Spain (GS)
Mark González   Chile Switzerland (GS)
Javier Hernández   Mexico France (GS)
Gonzalo Higuaín   Argentina South Korea (GS)
Tim Howard   United States England (GS)
Robert Koren   Slovenia Algeria (GS)
Luís Fabiano   Brazil Ivory Coast (GS)
Maicon   Brazil North Korea (GS)
Lionel Messi   Argentina Greece (GS)
James Milner   England Slovenia (GS)
Katlego Mphela   South Africa France (GS)
Mesut Özil   Germany Ghana (GS)
Lukas Podolski   Germany Australia (GS)
Arjen Robben   Netherlands Slovakia (R16)
Robinho   Brazil Chile (R16)
Roque Santa Cruz   Paraguay New Zealand (GS)
Bastian Schweinsteiger   Germany Argentina (QF)
Vladimir Stojković   Serbia Germany (GS)
Carlos Tevez   Argentina Mexico (R16)
Siphiwe Tshabalala   South Africa Mexico (GS)
Noel Valladares   Honduras Switzerland (GS)
Robin van Persie   Netherlands Cameroon (GS)
Enrique Vera   Paraguay Slovakia (GS)
David Villa   Spain Honduras (GS)

Clean sheetsEdit

Rank Name Team Opponent Awards
1 Iker Casillas   Spain Honduras (GS), Portugal (R16), Paraguay (QF), Germany (SF), Netherlands (FI) 5
2 Eduardo   Portugal Ivory Coast (GS), North Korea (GS), Brazil (GS) 3
Fernando Muslera   Uruguay France (GS), South Africa (GS), Mexico (GS)
Manuel Neuer   Germany Australia (GS), Ghana (GS), Argentina (QF)
Justo Villar   Paraguay Slovakia (GS), New Zealand (GS), Japan (R16)
6 Boubacar Barry   Ivory Coast Portugal (GS), North Korea (GS) 2
Diego Benaglio    Switzerland Spain (GS), Honduras (GS)
Claudio Bravo   Chile Honduras (GS), Switzerland (GS)
David James   England Algeria (GS), Slovenia (GS)
Júlio César   Brazil Portugal (GS), Chile (R16)
Eiji Kawashima   Japan Cameroon (GS), Japan (R16)
Sergio Romero   Argentina Nigeria (GS), Greece (GS)
Maarten Stekelenburg   Netherlands Denmark (GS), Japan (GS)
14 Samir Handanović   Slovenia Algeria (GS) 1
Tim Howard   United States Algeria (GS)
Jung Sung-Ryong   South Korea Greece (GS)
Richard Kingson   Ghana Serbia (GS)
Hugo Lloris   France Uruguay (GS)
Raïs M'Bolhi   Algeria England (GS)
Mark Paston   New Zealand Paraguay (GS)
Óscar Pérez   Mexico France (GS)
Vladimir Stojković   Serbia Germany (GS)
Noel Valladares   Honduras Switzerland (GS)

DisciplineEdit

28 players were suspended after being shown two consecutive yellow cards (13 players), a single red card (8 players), or a yellow card followed by a red card (7 players).


Multiple World CupsEdit

In order of achieving the tally.

Scoring at three World Cups
Name   1998    2002   2006   2010 Total goals
Goals Against Goals Against Goals Against Goals Against
  Park Ji-sung N/A 1 POR 1 FRA 1 GRE 3
  Miroslav Klose N/A 5 KSA (3), IRL, CMR 5 CRC (2), ECU (2), ARG 4 AUS, ENG, ARG (2) 14
  Cuauhtémoc Blanco 1 BEL 1 CRO N/A 1 FRA 3
  • Blanco was not called up for the 2006 Mexico squad.
  • Klose went on to score at a fourth World Cup, in 2014.
Appearing in four World Cups
Name   1994   1998    2002   2006   2010 Total appearances
Apps Against Apps Against Apps Against Apps Against Apps Against
  Thierry Henry N/A 6 RSA, KSA, DEN, PAR, ITA, CRO 2 SEN, URU 7 SUI, KOR, TOG, ESP, BRA, POR, ITA 2 URU, RSA 17
  Fabio Cannavaro N/A 5 CHI, CMR, AUT, NOR, FRA 3 ECU, CRO, MEX 7 GHA, USA, CZE, AUS, UKR, GER, FRA 3 PAR, NZL, SVK 18
  Denis Caniza N/A 4 BUL, ESP, NGA, FRA 4 RSA, ESP, SVN, GER 3 ENG, SWE, TRI 1 NZL 12
  Rigobert Song 2 SWE, BRA 3 AUT, ITA, CHI 3 IRL, KSA, GER N/A 1 NED 9
  • Song's Cameroon failed to qualify for the 2006 World Cup.

Overall resultsEdit

Bold numbers indicate the maximum values in each column.

By teamEdit

Team Pld W D L Pts APts GF AGF GA AGA GD AGD CS ACS YC AYC RC ARC
  Algeria 3 0 1 2 1 0.33 0 0.00 2 0.67 -2 -0.67 1 0.33 8 2.67 2 0.67
  Argentina 5 4 0 1 12 2.40 10 2.00 6 1.20 +4 0.80 2 0.40 8 1.60 0 0.00
  Australia 3 1 1 1 4 1.33 3 1.00 6 2.00 -3 -1.00 0 0.00 7 2.33 2 0.67
  Brazil 5 3 1 1 10 2.00 9 1.80 4 0.80 +5 1.00 2 0.40 9 1.80 2 0.40
  Cameroon 3 0 0 3 0 0.00 2 0.67 5 1.67 -3 -1.00 0 0.00 3 1.00 0 0.00
  Chile 4 2 0 2 6 1.50 3 0.75 5 1.25 -2 -0.50 2 0.50 11 2.75 1 0.25
  Denmark 3 1 0 2 3 1.00 3 1.00 6 2.00 -3 -1.00 0 0.00 3 1.00 0 0.00
  England 4 1 2 1 5 1.25 3 0.75 5 1.25 -2 -0.50 2 0.50 6 1.50 0 0.00
  France 3 0 1 2 1 0.33 1 0.33 4 1.33 -3 -1.00 1 0.33 6 2.00 1 0.33
  Germany 7 5 0 2 15 2.14 16 2.29 5 0.71 +11 1.57 3 0.43 10 1.43 1 0.14
  Ghana 5 2 2 1 8 1.60 5 1.00 4 0.80 +1 0.20 1 0.20 12 2.40 0 0.00
  Greece 3 1 0 2 3 1.00 2 0.67 5 1.67 -3 -1.00 0 0.00 5 1.67 0 0.00
  Honduras 3 0 1 2 1 0.33 0 0.00 3 1.00 -3 -1.00 1 0.33 3 1.00 0 0.00
  Italy 3 0 2 1 2 0.67 4 1.33 5 1.67 -1 -0.33 0 0.00 5 1.67 0 0.00
  Ivory Coast 3 1 1 1 4 1.33 4 1.33 3 1.00 +1 0.33 2 0.67 5 1.67 0 0.00
  Japan 4 2 1 1 7 1.75 4 1.00 2 0.50 +2 0.50 2 0.50 4 1.00 0 0.00
  Mexico 4 1 1 2 4 1.00 4 1.00 5 1.25 -1 -0.25 1 0.25 9 2.25 0 0.00
  Netherlands 7 6 0 1 18 2.57 12 1.71 6 0.86 +6 0.86 2 0.29 23 3.29 1 0.14
  New Zealand 3 0 3 0 3 1.00 2 0.67 2 0.67 0 0.00 1 0.33 6 2.00 0 0.00
  Nigeria 3 0 1 2 1 0.33 3 1.00 5 1.67 -2 -0.67 0 0.00 5 1.67 1 0.33
  North Korea 3 0 0 3 0 0.00 1 0.33 12 4.00 -11 -3.67 0 0.00 2 0.67 0 0.00
  Paraguay 5 1 3 1 6 1.20 3 0.60 2 0.40 +1 0.20 3 0.60 9 1.80 0 0.00
  Portugal 4 1 2 1 5 1.25 7 1.75 1 0.25 +6 1.50 3 0.75 8 2.00 1 0.25
  Serbia 3 1 0 2 3 1.00 2 0.67 3 1.00 -1 -0.33 1 0.33 8 2.67 1 0.33
  Slovakia 4 1 1 2 4 1.00 5 1.25 7 1.75 -2 -0.50 0 0.00 11 2.75 0 0.00
  Slovenia 3 1 1 1 4 1.33 3 1.00 3 1.00 0 0.00 1 0.33 9 3.00 0 0.00
  South Africa 3 1 1 1 4 1.33 3 1.00 5 1.67 -2 -0.67 0 0.00 4 1.33 1 0.33
  South Korea 4 1 1 2 4 1.00 6 1.50 8 2.00 -2 -0.50 1 0.25 6 1.50 0 0.00
  Spain 7 6 0 1 18 2.57 8 1.14 2 0.29 +6 0.86 5 0.71 8 1.14 0 0.00
   Switzerland 3 1 1 1 4 1.33 1 0.33 1 0.33 0 0.00 2 0.67 7 2.33 1 0.33
  United States 4 1 2 1 5 1.25 5 1.25 5 1.25 0 0.00 1 0.25 8 2.00 0 0.00
  Uruguay 7 3 2 2 11 1.57 11 1.57 8 1.14 +3 0.43 3 0.43 13 1.86 2 0.29
Total 64(1) 48 16(2) 48 176 1.38 145 1.13 145 1.13 0 0.00 43 0.34 241 1.88 17 0.13

Team(s) rendered in italics represent(s) the host nation(s). The competition's winning team is rendered in bold.
(1) – Total games lost not counted in total games played (total games lost = total games won)
(2) – Total number of games drawn (tied) for all teams = Total number of games drawn (tied) ÷ 2 (both teams involved)
(3) – As per statistical convention in football, matches decided in extra time are counted as wins and losses, while matches decided by penalty shoot-outs are counted as draws.

By confederationEdit

Confederation T Pld W D L Pts APts Pts/T
AFC 4 14 4 3 7 15 1.07 3.75
CAF 6 20 4 6 10 18 0.90 3.00
CONCACAF 3 11 2 4 5 10 0.91 3.33
CONMEBOL 5 26 13 6 7 45 1.73 9.00
OFC 1 3 0 3 0 3 1.00 3.00
UEFA 13 54 25 10 19 85 1.57 6.54
Total 32 64(1) 48 16(2) 48 176 1.38 5.50

Host nation(s) are situated in the region(s) rendered in italics.
(1) – Total games lost not counted in total games played (total games lost = total games won)
(2) – Total number of games drawn (tied) for all teams = Total number of games drawn (tied) ÷ 2 (both teams involved)
(3) – As per statistical convention in football, matches decided in extra time are counted as wins and losses, while matches decided by penalty shoot-outs are counted as draws.

StadiumsEdit

Stadium City Capacity Elevation[4] Matches
played
Overall
attendance
Average
attendance
per match
Average
attendance
as % of capacity
Overall
goals
scored
Average
goals scored
per match
Cape Town Stadium Cape Town 64,100[5] 0 (sea level) 8 507,340 63,418 98.94% 22 2.75
Ellis Park Stadium Johannesburg 55,686[6] 1753 m 7 372,843 53,263 95.65% 19 2.71
Free State Stadium Bloemfontein 40,911[7] 1400 m 6 196,823 32,804 80.18% 14 2.33
Loftus Versfield Stadium Pretoria 42,858[8] 1214 m 6 234,092 39,015 91.03% 11 1.83
Mbombela Stadium Nelspruit 40,929[9] 660 m 4 143,492 35,873 87.65% 9 2.25
Moses Mabhida Stadium Durban 62,760[10] 0 (sea level) 7 434,631 62,090 98.93% 14 2.00
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium Port Elizabeth 42,486[11] 0 (sea level) 8 285,643 35,705 84.04% 16 2.00
Peter Mokaba Stadium Polokwane 41,733[12] 1310 m 4 139,436 34,859 83.53% 5 1.25
Royal Bafokeng Stadium Rustenburg 38,646[13] 1500 m 6 193,697 32,283 83.54% 14 2.33
Soccer City Johannesburg 84,490[14] 1753 m 8 670,809 83,851 99.24% 21 2.63
Total 3,422,868 64 3,178,856 49,670 92.87% 145 2.27

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Golden Boot". FIFA.com (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). Archived from the original on 15 July 2010. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Players - Top attacks". FIFA.com (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Man of the Match". FIFA.com (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  4. ^ "2010 World Cup Stadiums in South Africa". www.soccer-training-info.com. Retrieved 25 June 2010.
  5. ^ "Greenpoint Stadium – Cape Town". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 18 June 2010. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
  6. ^ "Ellis Park Stadium – Johannesburg". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 29 May 2010. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
  7. ^ "Free State Stadium – Bloemfontein". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 15 June 2010. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
  8. ^ "Loftus Versfeld Stadium – Pretoria". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 28 May 2010. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
  9. ^ "Mbombela Stadium – Nelspruit". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 15 June 2010. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
  10. ^ "Moses Mabhida Stadium – Durban". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 27 May 2010. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
  11. ^ "Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium – Port Elizabeth". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 17 June 2010. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
  12. ^ "Peter Mokaba Stadium – Polokwane". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 28 May 2010. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
  13. ^ "Royal Bafokeng Stadium – Rustenburg". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 27 June 2010. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
  14. ^ "Soccer City Stadium – Johannesburg". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 28 May 2010. Retrieved 28 June 2010.

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