Kw-logo-holiday

World Cup 2010: Day 3

Jun 13, 2010

Someone has finally stepped forward at the World Cup and said “We are the Leaders” as Germany puts forth the first big bunch of goals in South Africa. Germany scored 4 of them against Australia, who aren’t that bad of a team, but totally in a different class of soccer this day. Here’s all the details of all three games on day 3 of the World Cup round robin play.


Germany 4 Australia 0

Podolski PowerPodolski Power

It was a total explosive start for the Germans as they showed potent power and relentless determination with an offensive onslaught of the down-underachieving Australians. It started with a huge boot from Lukas Podolski off a cross that blasted so hard through the goalie that it speared the netting without any loss of velocity. Then Miroslav Klose caught the ball with one of his famous headers that reached higher than the Australian goalkeeper could reach with his own hands. At 2-0 the Germans added two more goals late in the game to seal the victory and statement that they are the team to beat this World Cup.


Ghana 1 Serbia 0

Ghana GreatnessGhana Greatness

A well-deserved victory for Ghana but it couldn’t have been more of a lucky goal that actually determined the win. What happened was quite strange. A ball launched across the 18- yard-box, but away from any danger, was touched by the hand of a sprawling Serbian defender.


Zero Chance ZdravkoZero Chance Zdravko

His name is Zdravko Kuzmanovic and the poor guy is going to be remembered as making one of the “stupidest” plays ever at a World Cup. People are saying it was stupid because there was absolutely no reason for him to touch the ball with his hand, and it cost his team the game as Ghana scored on the penalty-shot awarded in the final minutes of the game.


Slovenia 1 Algeria 0

Whoopsie-DaisieWhoopsie-Daisie

Another “Whoopie Daisie” goal, similar to the goal scored by the Americans just the day before, slipped by the Algerian goalkeeper to give Slovenia the 1-0 win. Algeria goalie Faouzi Chaouchi will be remembered to let an easy shot from 25 yards slip right through his arms. The goalkeepers of the World Cup might have to practice getting used to the South African stadiums’ turf, because there is a lot of talk about how the players are not used to the way the ball is bouncing.


Did you enjoy the German offensive demonstration of goal-scoring? Tell us who scored your favorite goal at the World Cup in the comments below.


Related Stories:
>

readers voted!

Comments

there are 0 comments

Please login or register to add comments


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like it!

latest videos

F1152044025625

Fave FIFA Team?

  • Brazil is da bomb.
  • It's all about team USA.
  • Portugal all the way!
  • Go Ghana!

related stories

Micro_s micro
Day 2 at the World Cup in South Africa held three great matches between some of the biggest conte...
Micro_w m
The 2010 World Cup in South Africa kicked things off early Friday morning with the host country k...
Micro_s micro
Every 4 years the most anticipated sporting event brings together the world for FIFA’s World Cup....

Sports in the forums

PrincessAmelia
Lionel Messi!  HE PLAYS SO NICE...[though I was very sad when Argentina lost World Cup by, 1-0. But when I recalled how Argentina won by, 1-7 in Brazil vs Argentina, I was a bit happy...:)]
reply 1 day
lnwpen88
lnwpen88 posted in Dance:
Breakdance, you can post about all the latest dance style.
reply 2 days
ds8kw
My favorite football team is the Giants!! :angel they are doing sooooo bad this season but i still love them!!!  :angel
reply 3 days
blackveilbrides15
I like cheerleading  friend 
reply 6 days
nadialovesyou123
sort of not really
reply 7 days

play online games

Hour-of-code-tumb

Codey the troll is lost! Help him avoid obstacles and get back into the computer...

Candy-quest-feature

Your troll is lost! Help it avoid obstacles and get back into the computer.

Fo...

Dragon-dash

Your dragon must return to guard the treasure! Help it gather lost coins and avo...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properties to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be r...

1005_cc_kidz_100x100_vlh

Candy's got her candies into a terrible mess, can you help her to sort them out?

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

_thumb_100x100

Bloons 2 is here! A worthy and awesome sequel at last to our original Bloons gam...

Frostbox_100x100

Explore the world or hang out with friends in your own condo. Get a unique look,...