It appears that winter has finally fallen over South Africa. There's a cold, biting wind, sub-zero temperatures once the sun goes down, and still no wild baboon sightings. Is this Africa or what?
Just as well that Brazil were on hand to deliver a warm breeze to Early Boers's frozen heart as they beat North Korea 2-1 in Group G. Could you possibly get two more disparate cultures facing each other in a football match? That's the beauty of the World Cup.
Maicon's obscene swerving strike from the byline (credit for which should be shared between the Inter full-back and the Jabulani ball)Read More »from Not Brazilliant, but resilient