“The wait is over”

The wait is over For Africa. For the first time in the history of the continent, a World Cup will be played on African soil. South African government representatives explained how Africa waited 80 years and South Africa had to wait 16.

Patrick Vieira showed himself near the end of the opening ceremony of the World Cup made today. The former French player showed the World Cup before the world, and then a percussion band started their show.

For hours the opening ceremony of 2010 World Cup was lived. Artists like Shakira, Black Eyed Peas, K’naan (Somalian author of the song “Waving Flags”) and thousands of soccer personalities participated of the show that opened the international competition.

In addition, throughout the event there were advertisements for the organization “1 Goal, Education for all”, with different themes, while aiming at the elimination of inequality, a process initiated by the hero of the country, Nelson Mandela.

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