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64 Matches to be played over 31 days, from June 11 to July 11, to determine world soccer supremacy.
10 Venues that will host games during the 2010 World Cup. The final is to be held in the Johannesburg township of Soweto, at the newly renovated, 94,700-seat Soccer City.
$30,000,000 The winner's share of the $420 million total prize money awarded to participating teams.
60% Increase in prize money over the amount awarded at Germany 2006.
7 Teams—Germany, Italy, Ivory Coast, Netherlands, Nigeria, South Korea, Spain—that went undefeated in qualifying.
3,000,000 Estimated number of tickets that will be sold for the entire World Cup tournament. Ticket applications came from 192 countries during the third of five sales phases, from Dec. 5, 2009, to Feb. 1.
268 National teams that have been eliminated from the 2010 World Cup field, leaving just 32 sides to compete in the tournament.
5,602 Total number of players used by all the teams that tried to qualify for South Africa.
$1,600 Amount each club will receive from FIFA per day, per participating player, in exchange for not seeking damages if a player is injured during the tournament.
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