Cape Town, South Africa - Republic of South Africa
SOUTH AFRICANS CELEBRATE AS THE WINNING BID FOR SOCCER'S WORLD CUP IS ANNOUNCED.
South African soccer fans cheer as the winning bid for the 2010 World Cup is announced, May 15, 2004. Thousands of fans packed into Cape Town's Good Hope Centre to watch a live broadcast as FIFA President Sepp Blatter declared South Africa the winning bid to host the showpiece event. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings MH/CRB