From Qatar to South Africa, Russia to the U.S., TIME takes you around the globe to meet the extraordinary men and women you'll be seeing this summer at the...
All the news, analysis, photos, videos and reports on South Africa's festival of football: the 2010 World Cup
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The matchups are set for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Here's TIME's group-by-group analysis of the draw