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Fans hold up a South African flag before the 2010 World Cup opening match between South Africa and Mexico at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Fans hold up a South African flag before the 2010 World Cup opening match between South Africa and Mexico at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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A man wearing the colours of the South Africa soccer team, yells as he holds replicas of the Soccer World Cup trophy in central Johannesburg June 10, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

A man wearing the colours of the South Africa soccer team, yells as he holds replicas of the Soccer World Cup trophy in central Johannesburg June 10, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

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Performers dance near a replica of the Soccer City stadium during the opening ceremony before the 2010 World Cup opening match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Performers dance near a replica of the Soccer City stadium during the opening ceremony before the 2010 World Cup opening match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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Ivory Coast's Guy Demel (20) argues with Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo during a 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth June 15, 2010. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

Ivory Coast's Guy Demel (20) argues with Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo during a 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth June 15, 2010. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

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Photographers gather in front of Argentina's coach Diego Maradona as he sings the national anthem before the 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match against Greece at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane June 22, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

Photographers gather in front of Argentina's coach Diego Maradona as he sings the national anthem before the 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match against Greece at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane June 22, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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A soccer fan takes a picture with her camera before the start of the 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match between Argentina and Germany at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 3, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

A soccer fan takes a picture with her camera before the start of the 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match between Argentina and Germany at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 3, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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South Africa's Siphiwe Tshabalala celebrates after scoring against Mexico during the 2010 World Cup opening match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Henry Romero

South Africa's Siphiwe Tshabalala celebrates after scoring against Mexico during the 2010 World Cup opening match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Henry Romero

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Spain's Andres Iniesta celebrates his goal during the 2010 World Cup final soccer match against Netherlands at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

Spain's Andres Iniesta celebrates his goal during the 2010 World Cup final soccer match against Netherlands at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (top) evades a tackle by Brazil's Juan during a 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (top) evades a tackle by Brazil's Juan during a 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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Germany's Miroslav Klose (R) gestures as he celebrates his goal during the 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match against Argentina at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 3, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Germany's Miroslav Klose (R) gestures as he celebrates his goal during the 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match against Argentina at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 3, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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Argentina's Gabriel Heinze (L) heads to score against Nigeria during their 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 12, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

Argentina's Gabriel Heinze (L) heads to score against Nigeria during their 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 12, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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Germany's Lukas Podolski celebrates scoring Australia during a 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 13, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Germany's Lukas Podolski celebrates scoring Australia during a 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 13, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

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Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer watches as the ball crosses the line during the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match against England at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 27, 2010. England were denied an equalising goal on Sunday when a Frank Lampard shot from 2O metres out hit the crossbar and dropped well over the line. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer watches as the ball crosses the line during the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match against England at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 27, 2010. England were denied an equalising goal on Sunday when a Frank Lampard shot from 2O metres out hit the crossbar and dropped well over the line. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

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Spain's Sergio Ramos (L) fights for the ball against Switzerland's goalkeeper Diego Benaglio during the 2010 World Cup Group H match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 16, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo

Spain's Sergio Ramos (L) fights for the ball against Switzerland's goalkeeper Diego Benaglio during the 2010 World Cup Group H match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 16, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo

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Netherlands' Demy de Zeeuw is kicked in the face by Uruguay's Martin Caceres during their 2010 World Cup semi-final soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 6, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Netherlands' Demy de Zeeuw is kicked in the face by Uruguay's Martin Caceres during their 2010 World Cup semi-final soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 6, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

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Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas warms up on the field near his girlfriend, sports journalist Sara Carbonero, before the 2010 World Cup Group H match against Chile at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo

Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas warms up on the field near his girlfriend, sports journalist Sara Carbonero, before the 2010 World Cup Group H match against Chile at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo

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Two year-old octopus Paul, the so-called "octopus oracle" predicts Spain's victory in their 2010 World Cup semi-final soccer match against Germany by choosing a mussel, from a glass box decorated with the Spanish national flag instead of a glass box with the German flag, at the Sea Life Aquarium in the western German city of Oberhausen July 6, 2010. Paul has correctly picked the winner of Germany's five World Cup results so far....more

Two year-old octopus Paul, the so-called "octopus oracle" predicts Spain's victory in their 2010 World Cup semi-final soccer match against Germany by choosing a mussel, from a glass box decorated with the Spanish national flag instead of a glass box with the German flag, at the Sea Life Aquarium in the western German city of Oberhausen July 6, 2010. Paul has correctly picked the winner of Germany's five World Cup results so far. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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Serbia's goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic (R) celebrates with team mate Aleksandar Kolarov after he saved a penalty shot by Germany during a 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth June 18, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Serbia's goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic (R) celebrates with team mate Aleksandar Kolarov after he saved a penalty shot by Germany during a 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth June 18, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

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A Japan fan cheers before their 2010 World Cup Group E soccer match against Cameroon at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Japan fan cheers before their 2010 World Cup Group E soccer match against Cameroon at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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English and Algerian fans react in a bar in central London as England play Algeria during 2010 World Cup action, June 18, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

English and Algerian fans react in a bar in central London as England play Algeria during 2010 World Cup action, June 18, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

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Children play soccer in the Eersterust neighborhood of Pretoria July 1, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Children play soccer in the Eersterust neighborhood of Pretoria July 1, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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Argentina's coach Diego Maradona celebrates his team's goal against Nigeria during the 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 12, 2010. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

Argentina's coach Diego Maradona celebrates his team's goal against Nigeria during the 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 12, 2010. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

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South Africa's Siboniso Gaxa (L) kicks the ball as Mexico's Carlos Vela watches during the 2010 World Cup opening match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 11, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

South Africa's Siboniso Gaxa (L) kicks the ball as Mexico's Carlos Vela watches during the 2010 World Cup opening match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 11, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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Argentina's Martin Demichelis and Mexico's Guillermo Franco (R) fights for the ball against during the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Argentina's Martin Demichelis and Mexico's Guillermo Franco (R) fights for the ball against during the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas jumps up to catch the ball as Netherlands' Robin van Persie (R) watches during their 2010 World Cup final soccer match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas jumps up to catch the ball as Netherlands' Robin van Persie (R) watches during their 2010 World Cup final soccer match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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Ghana's John Pantsil celebrates with his national flag after their 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match against Serbia at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 13, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Ghana's John Pantsil celebrates with his national flag after their 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match against Serbia at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 13, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas (L) makes a save near Portugal's Hugo Almeida during the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo

Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas (L) makes a save near Portugal's Hugo Almeida during the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo

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Uruguay's Alvaro Pereira (top) scores past South Africa's goalkeeper Moeneeb Josephs during the 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 16, 2010. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Uruguay's Alvaro Pereira (top) scores past South Africa's goalkeeper Moeneeb Josephs during the 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 16, 2010. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Slovenia's Zlatko Dedic (L) takes a shot as England's John Terry (C) dives in front of the ball next to team mate Glen Johnson during the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match in Port Elizabeth June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Slovenia's Zlatko Dedic (L) takes a shot as England's John Terry (C) dives in front of the ball next to team mate Glen Johnson during the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match in Port Elizabeth June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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North Korean players, Ji Yun-nam, Jong Tae-se (C) and Ri Jun-il pose for a team photo at a 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match against Brazil at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 15, 2010. Jong Tae-se was seen crying during the playing of the national anthem of North Korea on Tuesday. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

North Korean players, Ji Yun-nam, Jong Tae-se (C) and Ri Jun-il pose for a team photo at a 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match against Brazil at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 15, 2010. Jong Tae-se was seen crying during the playing of the national anthem of North Korea on Tuesday. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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Referee Massimo Busacca of Switzerland shows the red card to South Africa's goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune during a 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match against Uruguay at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 16, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Referee Massimo Busacca of Switzerland shows the red card to South Africa's goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune during a 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match against Uruguay at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 16, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas (R) saves a shot by Netherland's Arjen Robben during their 2010 World Cup final soccer match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas (R) saves a shot by Netherland's Arjen Robben during their 2010 World Cup final soccer match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

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Spain's David Villa holds the World Cup trophy after the 2010 World Cup final soccer match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Spain's David Villa holds the World Cup trophy after the 2010 World Cup final soccer match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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Japan's Shinji Okazaki hugs Keisuke Honda (18) as they celebrate their victory against Denmark after their 2010 World Cup Group E soccer match at Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg June 24, 2010. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Japan's Shinji Okazaki hugs Keisuke Honda (18) as they celebrate their victory against Denmark after their 2010 World Cup Group E soccer match at Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg June 24, 2010. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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Dutch supporters react during a public screening of the 2010 World Cup final match between Spain and the Netherlands in Oslo July 11, 2010. Spain won the World Cup for the first time when they beat Netherlands 1-0 thanks to a strike by midfielder Andres Iniesta four minutes from the end of extra time at Soccer City on Sunday. REUTERS/Kyrre Lien/Scanpix

Dutch supporters react during a public screening of the 2010 World Cup final match between Spain and the Netherlands in Oslo July 11, 2010. Spain won the World Cup for the first time when they beat Netherlands 1-0 thanks to a strike by midfielder Andres Iniesta four minutes from the end of extra time at Soccer City on Sunday. REUTERS/Kyrre Lien/Scanpix

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A fan waits for the start of a 2010 World Cup Group E soccer match between Cameroon and Denmark at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 19, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

A fan waits for the start of a 2010 World Cup Group E soccer match between Cameroon and Denmark at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 19, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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Australia's Brett Holman celebrates after scoring against Ghana during a 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match at Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg June 19, 2010. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Australia's Brett Holman celebrates after scoring against Ghana during a 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match at Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg June 19, 2010. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

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Nigeria's players celebrate after team mate Kalu Uche scored during a 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match against Greece at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 17, 2010. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Nigeria's players celebrate after team mate Kalu Uche scored during a 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match against Greece at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 17, 2010. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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Algeria's Karim Matmour (L) fights for the ball with United States' Carlos Bocanegra during a 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Algeria's Karim Matmour (L) fights for the ball with United States' Carlos Bocanegra during a 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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A Germany fan walks through the empty stands after the 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match against Serbia at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth June 18, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

A Germany fan walks through the empty stands after the 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match against Serbia at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth June 18, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

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Argentina's Juan Sebastian Veron (R) talks to team mate Lionel Messi during a 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match against Greece at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Argentina's Juan Sebastian Veron (R) talks to team mate Lionel Messi during a 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match against Greece at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Two year-old octopus Paul, the so-called "octopus oracle" predicts Spain's 2010 soccer World Cup final victory over The Netherlands by opening the Spanish side and choosing a mussel, from a glass box decorated with the Spanish national flag instead of a glass box with the Dutch flag, at the Sea Life Aquarium in the western German city of Oberhausen July 9, 2010. The octopus has became a media star after correctly picking all six...more

Two year-old octopus Paul, the so-called "octopus oracle" predicts Spain's 2010 soccer World Cup final victory over The Netherlands by opening the Spanish side and choosing a mussel, from a glass box decorated with the Spanish national flag instead of a glass box with the Dutch flag, at the Sea Life Aquarium in the western German city of Oberhausen July 9, 2010. The octopus has became a media star after correctly picking all six German World Cup results including their first-round defeat against Serbia and their semi-final defeat against Spain. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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Japan's Yuichi Komano hits the crossbar during a penalty shootout in their 2010 World Cup second round soccer match against Paraguay at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Japan's Yuichi Komano hits the crossbar during a penalty shootout in their 2010 World Cup second round soccer match against Paraguay at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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Spain's soccer player Fernando Torres watches a movie in the plane returning to Madrid July 12, 2010. Spain stunned the Netherlands to win their first World Cup in sensational fashion with a goal in the last minutes of extra time. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Spain's soccer player Fernando Torres watches a movie in the plane returning to Madrid July 12, 2010. Spain stunned the Netherlands to win their first World Cup in sensational fashion with a goal in the last minutes of extra time. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

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England's goalkeeper Robert Green reacts after he conceded a goal against the US during a 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match at Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg June 12, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Staples

England's goalkeeper Robert Green reacts after he conceded a goal against the US during a 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match at Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg June 12, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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A fan shows off a banner during the 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match between France and Mexico at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane June 17, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A fan shows off a banner during the 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match between France and Mexico at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane June 17, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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France's Thierry Henry (L) shakes hands with head coach Raymond Domenech after the 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match between France and South Africa at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

France's Thierry Henry (L) shakes hands with head coach Raymond Domenech after the 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match between France and South Africa at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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France's William Gallas leaves the field after their loss to Mexico during a 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane June 17, 2010. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

France's William Gallas leaves the field after their loss to Mexico during a 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane June 17, 2010. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

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England's Jermain Defoe (top) fights for the ball against Slovenia's Marko Suler during the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match in Port Elizabeth June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

England's Jermain Defoe (top) fights for the ball against Slovenia's Marko Suler during the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match in Port Elizabeth June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

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Netherlands' Andre Ooijer celebrates as Brazil's Daniel Alves reacts with dejection after their 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match in Port Elizabeth July 2, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

Netherlands' Andre Ooijer celebrates as Brazil's Daniel Alves reacts with dejection after their 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match in Port Elizabeth July 2, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

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Spain's Andres Iniesta (6) shoots to score a goal past Netherland's goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg during their 2010 World Cup final soccer match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

Spain's Andres Iniesta (6) shoots to score a goal past Netherland's goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg during their 2010 World Cup final soccer match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

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Nigeria's goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama makes a save during the 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match against Greece at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 17, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

Nigeria's goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama makes a save during the 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match against Greece at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 17, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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Netherlands fans react at an outdoor televised screening after their lost to Spain in the 2010 World Cup final soccer match, in Amsterdam July 11, 2010. REUTERS/United Photos/Toussaint Kluiters

Netherlands fans react at an outdoor televised screening after their lost to Spain in the 2010 World Cup final soccer match, in Amsterdam July 11, 2010. REUTERS/United Photos/Toussaint Kluiters

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Spain's Sergio Busquets (L) grabs the face of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo during the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Spain's Sergio Busquets (L) grabs the face of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo during the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

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A pitch intruder covers the World Cup trophy with a cap before being detained by security officers before the 2010 World Cup final soccer match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

A pitch intruder covers the World Cup trophy with a cap before being detained by security officers before the 2010 World Cup final soccer match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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Germany's coach Joachim Loew reacts with frustration as he throws a water bottle during the 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match against Serbia in Port Elizabeth June 18, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Germany's coach Joachim Loew reacts with frustration as he throws a water bottle during the 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match against Serbia in Port Elizabeth June 18, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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Uruguay' Luis Suarez (R) uses his hands to block the shot at goal during the 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match against Ghana at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 2, 2010. The play ended with Suarez being given a red card and a penalty for Ghana. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Uruguay' Luis Suarez (R) uses his hands to block the shot at goal during the 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match against Ghana at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 2, 2010. The play ended with Suarez being given a red card and a penalty for Ghana. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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South Africa's Katlego Mphela, Siphiwe Tshabalala, Kagisho Dikgacoi and Teko Modise celebrate Tshbalala's goal against Mexico during the 2010 World Cup opening match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

South Africa's Katlego Mphela, Siphiwe Tshabalala, Kagisho Dikgacoi and Teko Modise celebrate Tshbalala's goal against Mexico during the 2010 World Cup opening match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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A fan wearing fancy dress waits for the start of the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match between Slovenia and England in Port Elizabeth June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A fan wearing fancy dress waits for the start of the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match between Slovenia and England in Port Elizabeth June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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Germany's Sami Khedira (2nd R, behind Uruguay's Diego Lugano) scores a goal past Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera during their 2010 World Cup third place playoff soccer match in Port Elizabeth July 10, 2010. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Germany's Sami Khedira (2nd R, behind Uruguay's Diego Lugano) scores a goal past Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera during their 2010 World Cup third place playoff soccer match in Port Elizabeth July 10, 2010. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

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Spain's Andres Iniesta lifts the World Cup trophy after their final match victory over Netherlands at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Spain's Andres Iniesta lifts the World Cup trophy after their final match victory over Netherlands at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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Italy's Fabio Cannavaro grimaces during the 2010 World Cup Group F soccer match against Slovakia at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 24, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

Italy's Fabio Cannavaro grimaces during the 2010 World Cup Group F soccer match against Slovakia at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 24, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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England fans react during their World Cup soccer match against Germany while watching on a large screen at the Glastonbury Festival 2010 in southwest England, June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

England fans react during their World Cup soccer match against Germany while watching on a large screen at the Glastonbury Festival 2010 in southwest England, June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Japan's Yuji Nakazawa (L) fights for the ball with Netherlands' Dirk Kuyt during their 2010 World Cup Group E soccer match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 19, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

Japan's Yuji Nakazawa (L) fights for the ball with Netherlands' Dirk Kuyt during their 2010 World Cup Group E soccer match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 19, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

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Germany's coach Joachim Loew celebrates the team's third goal during the 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match against Argentina at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 3, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Germany's coach Joachim Loew celebrates the team's third goal during the 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match against Argentina at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 3, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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Netherlands' Nigel de Jong (front) goes for the ball against Slovakia's Radoslav Zabavnik during the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 28, 2010. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Netherlands' Nigel de Jong (front) goes for the ball against Slovakia's Radoslav Zabavnik during the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 28, 2010. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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Serbia's Milan Jovanovic runs with the ball surrounded by Ghana's soccer players during their 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 13, 2010. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Serbia's Milan Jovanovic runs with the ball surrounded by Ghana's soccer players during their 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 13, 2010. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

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Spain's Fernando Torres (R) reacts during a 2010 World Cup Group H match against Switzerland at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 16, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Spain's Fernando Torres (R) reacts during a 2010 World Cup Group H match against Switzerland at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 16, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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France's national soccer player Franck Ribery sits in the team bus after arriving at the airport in Bloemfontein June 21, 2010. France will play against South Africa on June 22 in Group A of the 2010 World Cup in Bloemfontein. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

France's national soccer player Franck Ribery sits in the team bus after arriving at the airport in Bloemfontein June 21, 2010. France will play against South Africa on June 22 in Group A of the 2010 World Cup in Bloemfontein. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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People watch the 2010 World Cup opening match between South Africa and Mexico in Florida Street in downtown Buenos Aires June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

People watch the 2010 World Cup opening match between South Africa and Mexico in Florida Street in downtown Buenos Aires June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

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Fans react after New Zealand failed to progress to the second round after their 2010 World Cup Group F soccer match against Paraguay at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane June 24, 2010. Paraguay advanced to the second round of the World Cup finals. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Fans react after New Zealand failed to progress to the second round after their 2010 World Cup Group F soccer match against Paraguay at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane June 24, 2010. Paraguay advanced to the second round of the World Cup finals. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A supporter of France urinates outside the the Green Point stadium in Cape Town June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A supporter of France urinates outside the the Green Point stadium in Cape Town June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Several hundred security personnel who worked at Moses Mabhida stadium are held by police in Durban June 14, 2010. Riot police armed with shotguns and riot shields chased the workers, who were deployed as stewards in the ground and were protesting over wages, out of the stadium where Germany had earlier beaten Australia 4-0 in their opening World Cup game. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Several hundred security personnel who worked at Moses Mabhida stadium are held by police in Durban June 14, 2010. Riot police armed with shotguns and riot shields chased the workers, who were deployed as stewards in the ground and were protesting over wages, out of the stadium where Germany had earlier beaten Australia 4-0 in their opening World Cup game. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

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South Korean soccer fans gather to watch a live TV broadcast of their 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match against Nigeria in Durban, at the Seoul City Hall Plaza June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

South Korean soccer fans gather to watch a live TV broadcast of their 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match against Nigeria in Durban, at the Seoul City Hall Plaza June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

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Argentina's Carlos Tevez celebrates his second goal with his coaching staff during the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match against Mexico at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Argentina's Carlos Tevez celebrates his second goal with his coaching staff during the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match against Mexico at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Henry Romero

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The Spain team celebrates after they scored a goal during their 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match against Paraguay at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg July 3, 2010. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

The Spain team celebrates after they scored a goal during their 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match against Paraguay at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg July 3, 2010. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

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Nigeria's Sani Kaita (front) reacts near Greece's Vassilis Torosidis during a 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 17, 2010. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Nigeria's Sani Kaita (front) reacts near Greece's Vassilis Torosidis during a 2010 World Cup Group B soccer match at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 17, 2010. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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Brazil's Felipe Melo scores an own goal past his goalkeeper Julio Cesar during the 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match against Netherlands in Port Elizabeth July 2, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Brazil's Felipe Melo scores an own goal past his goalkeeper Julio Cesar during the 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match against Netherlands in Port Elizabeth July 2, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

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Algeria's goalkeeper Rais Ouheb Mbouli (R), Majid Bougherra (L) and England's Wayne Rooney react just after the ball goes out of play during the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town June 18, 2010. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

Algeria's goalkeeper Rais Ouheb Mbouli (R), Majid Bougherra (L) and England's Wayne Rooney react just after the ball goes out of play during the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town June 18, 2010. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

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The ball hits the net after South Korea's goalkeeper Jung Sung-ryong failed to save the second goal by Uruguay during their 2010 World Cup second round match in Port Elizabeth June 26, 2010. Note: water on the lens created the flares. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

The ball hits the net after South Korea's goalkeeper Jung Sung-ryong failed to save the second goal by Uruguay during their 2010 World Cup second round match in Port Elizabeth June 26, 2010. Note: water on the lens created the flares. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

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US players (in blue) argue with referee Koman Coulibaly of Mali after a shot at goal taken by team mate Maurice Edu was disallowed during a 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match against Slovenia at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 18, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

US players (in blue) argue with referee Koman Coulibaly of Mali after a shot at goal taken by team mate Maurice Edu was disallowed during a 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match against Slovenia at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 18, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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South Africa's Siphiwe Tshabalala (front), Mexico's Paul Aguilar (L) and Rafael Marquez battle for the ball during their 2010 World Cup opening match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 11, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

South Africa's Siphiwe Tshabalala (front), Mexico's Paul Aguilar (L) and Rafael Marquez battle for the ball during their 2010 World Cup opening match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 11, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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Uruguay's Diego Forlan controls the ball during the 2010 World Cup semi-final soccer match against Netherlands at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 6, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Uruguay's Diego Forlan controls the ball during the 2010 World Cup semi-final soccer match against Netherlands at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 6, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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A Uruguayan fan reacts at the window of his apartment with a poster of Uruguay's national soccer team striker Diego Forlan below, after the 2010 World Cup semi-final soccer match between Uruguay and the Netherlands, in Montevideo July 6, 2010. Uruguay lost the match. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

A Uruguayan fan reacts at the window of his apartment with a poster of Uruguay's national soccer team striker Diego Forlan below, after the 2010 World Cup semi-final soccer match between Uruguay and the Netherlands, in Montevideo July 6, 2010. Uruguay lost the match. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

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Spain's David Villa (L) goes over Switzerland's goalkeeper Diego Benaglio during a 2010 World Cup Group H match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 16, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

Spain's David Villa (L) goes over Switzerland's goalkeeper Diego Benaglio during a 2010 World Cup Group H match at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban June 16, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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Australia's Tim Cahill celebrates after the team's victory over Serbia in a 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match at Mbombela stadium in Nelspruit June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Australia's Tim Cahill celebrates after the team's victory over Serbia in a 2010 World Cup Group D soccer match at Mbombela stadium in Nelspruit June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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Ivory Coast and Brazilian players argue as Ivory Coast's Abdelkader Keita (L) reacts on the field during a 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 20, 2010. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Ivory Coast and Brazilian players argue as Ivory Coast's Abdelkader Keita (L) reacts on the field during a 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg June 20, 2010. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera picks up the ball after conceding a goal by Netherlands' Wesley Sneijder during the 2010 World Cup semi-final soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 6, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera picks up the ball after conceding a goal by Netherlands' Wesley Sneijder during the 2010 World Cup semi-final soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 6, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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Brazil's Maicon (R) scores past North Korea's goalkeeper Ri Myong-guk during a 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 15, 2010. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Brazil's Maicon (R) scores past North Korea's goalkeeper Ri Myong-guk during a 2010 World Cup Group G soccer match at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 15, 2010. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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Fans celebrate Germany's fourth goal against Argentina while watching the 2010 World Cup match on a giant screen in Kuala Lumpur July 3, 2010. Germany won 4-0. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad

Fans celebrate Germany's fourth goal against Argentina while watching the 2010 World Cup match on a giant screen in Kuala Lumpur July 3, 2010. Germany won 4-0. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad

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England's Frank Lampard looks from the window as the team bus leaves the Royal Bafokeng Sports Campus near Rustenburg June 28, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Staples

England's Frank Lampard looks from the window as the team bus leaves the Royal Bafokeng Sports Campus near Rustenburg June 28, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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An Argentina fan reacts after his team's defeat to Germany in a 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 3, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

An Argentina fan reacts after his team's defeat to Germany in a 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 3, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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A Brazilian fan reacts during their 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match against Netherlands, in Sao Paulo July 2, 2010. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Brazilian fan reacts during their 2010 World Cup quarter-final soccer match against Netherlands, in Sao Paulo July 2, 2010. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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South Africa fans react after the 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match between France and South Africa at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

South Africa fans react after the 2010 World Cup Group A soccer match between France and South Africa at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 22, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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Japan's Yuichi Komano (C) reacts next to Yuki Abe (R) after his team's loss against Paraguay in the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

Japan's Yuichi Komano (C) reacts next to Yuki Abe (R) after his team's loss against Paraguay in the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

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Prisoners watch the 2010 World Cup opening match between South Africa and Mexico in Mexico City's Reclusorio Sur prison June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar

Prisoners watch the 2010 World Cup opening match between South Africa and Mexico in Mexico City's Reclusorio Sur prison June 11, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar

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Germany fans are silhouetted as they cheer after their team scored during the screening of the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match between Germany and England at the 'Fanmile' public viewing arena in Berlin, June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Germany fans are silhouetted as they cheer after their team scored during the screening of the 2010 World Cup second round soccer match between Germany and England at the 'Fanmile' public viewing arena in Berlin, June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

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Netherlands' Arjen Robben (centre L) and Eljero Elia wave to fans after the team's victory over Uruguay in a 2010 World Cup semi-final soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 6, 2010. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Netherlands' Arjen Robben (centre L) and Eljero Elia wave to fans after the team's victory over Uruguay in a 2010 World Cup semi-final soccer match at Green Point stadium in Cape Town July 6, 2010. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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England's Wayne Rooney applauds the fans after the team's defeat to Germany in a 2010 World Cup second round soccer match at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Staples

England's Wayne Rooney applauds the fans after the team's defeat to Germany in a 2010 World Cup second round soccer match at Free State stadium in Bloemfontein June 27, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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Spain's Gerard Pique holds the World Cup trophy after the 2010 World Cup final soccer match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Spain's Gerard Pique holds the World Cup trophy after the 2010 World Cup final soccer match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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