By Ollie Irish
Enjoy this photo blog of South Africa v Mexico, the opening game of the 2010 World Cup. Annoyed by the vuvuzelas yet?
FULL-TIME: 1-1 Decent game in the end. Second half better than the first. Thanks for watching.
Mexico’s keeper (who is a clown) celebrates their equaliser:
GOAL! Mexico equalise. Barcelona’s Rafael Marquez. Composed finish from six yards.
South Africa’s Tshabalala (centre) scores his side’s first goal:
GOAL! South Africa, the hosts, score the first goal of the 2010 World Cup! Siphiwe Tshabalala scored it. Triffic finish after swift counter-attack. Against the run of play really, though Bafana Bafana started second half with more intent.
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Half-time, 0-0. Mexico should be in the lead, had much the better of the first half. Vela’s tap-in disallowed for offside. Correct decision.
Prince Albert, the royal named after a cock ring…
Giovani never looked this good for Spurs…
Hosts started very nervously but getting into the game more now. Gio Dos Santos lively.