The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the nineteenth FIFA World Cup, the big showdown for men's national cooperation football groups. It occurred in South Africa from 11 June to 11 July 2010. The offering methodology for facilitating the competition finals was open just to African countries; in 2004, the universal football alliance, FIFA, chose South Africa over Egypt and Morocco to turn into the first African country to have the finals. Slovakia was staging their first presentation as a free countries however had at one time been spoken to as a feature of Czechoslovakia group that last played in the 1990 competition. North Korea fit the bill for the first run through since 1966; Honduras and New Zealand were both making their first appearances since 1982, and Algeria were at the finals shockingly since the 1986 rival. The elevation of a few venues influenced the movement of the ball and player execution, in spite of the fact that FIFA's therapeutic boss downplayed this thought. Six of the ten venues were in excess of 1200m above ocean level, with the two Johannesburg stadiums (Soccer City and Ellis Park) the most noteworthy at pretty nearly 1750m.