Numbers in World Cup 2010

Posted: 21/07/2010 in Sukan

It’s been 10 days after the WC celebration. Today is the last day of all matches replay on ASTRO Supersport. To conclude the WC2010, let us view the figure below:

All About Award

Best team : Spain

Golden Ball : Diego Forlan (URU) : Goal Scored – 5, Assist – 1, Minutes Played – 654

Silver Ball : Wesley Sneijder (NED) : Goal Scored – 5, Assist – 1, Minutes Played – 652

Bronze Ball : David Villa (ESP) : Goal Scored – 5, Assist – 1, Minutes Played – 635

Golden Boot : Thomas Mueller (GER) : 5 Goals, 3 Assist, Minutes Played – 473

Best Young Player : Thomas Mueller (GER)

Best Goalkeeper : Iker Casillas (ESP) : Minutes Played – 660, Total Saves – 17, Total Conceded – 2

Fair Play : Spain (8 yellow cards over 7 games of 660 minutes)

All About Goal

Highest Team Score : Germany : 16 goals over 7 games of 630 minutes with average of 2.29 goals per game

Lowest Team Score : Algeria and Honduras (No goal scored)

Lowest Conceded Team : Spain : 2 goals over 7 games of 660 minutes (0.29 goal per game)

Highest Conceded Team : Korea DPR : 12 goals over 3 games of 270 minutes (4 goal per game)

Top Scorer : Thomas Mueller (GER), Diego Forlan (URU), Wesley Sneijder (NED), David Villa (ESP) : All with 5 goals with average of 0.71 goal per game

Total Goals : 143

Average per Game : 2.23

Goals Scored by Strikers : 77 (53.85%)

Goals Scored by Midfielders : 48 (33.57%)

Goals Scored by Defenders : 18 (12.59%)

Fastest Goal : 3rd minutes by Thomas Mueller (GER) vs Argentina(Quarter Final)

Latest Goal : 5th minutes of stoppage time by Maximiliano Pereira (URU) vs Netherlands (Semi Final)

Goals Scored at Fist Half : 58 (40.56%)

Goals Scored at Second Half : 83 (58.04%)

Goals Scored at Extra Time : 2 (1.40%)

Hat trick Hero : Gonzalo Higuain (ARG) vs South Korea (Group Stage)

Penalty Scored : 8

Own Goal Scored : 2

Best Goals :

  1. Giovanni van Bronckhorst (NED) vs Uruguay – Semi Final
  2. Fabio Quagliarella (ITA) vs Slovakia – Group Stage
  3. Keisuke Honda (JPN) vs Denmark – Group Stage
  4. Sulley Muntari (GHA) vs Uruguay – Quarter Final
  5. David Villa (ESP) vs Chile – Group Stage
  6. Diego Forlan (URU) vs Ghana – Quarter Final
  7. Shipiwe Shabalala (RSA) vs Mexico – Group Stage
  8. Diego Forlan (URU) vs Netherlands – Semi Final
  9. Diego Forlan (URU) vs Germany – 3rd placing
  10. Landon Donovan(USA) vs Slovenia – Group Stage

All About Booking

Total Bookings : 266 (252 Yellow Card, 14 Red Card)

Team with Most Yellow Carded : Netherlands – 24

Team with Most Red Carded : Uruguay, Brazil – 2

Team with Least Yellow Carded : Korea DPR – 2 (over 3 games of 270 minutes)

Team with the Most Booked : Netherlands – 24 yellow card and 1 red card (7 games of 660 minutes)

Team with the Least Booked : Spain – 8 yellow card (7 games of 660 minutes)

Most Cards in a Single Match : Netherlands vs Spain (Final) with 12 yellow cards and one red card

No Card Shown in a Single Match : Korea DPR vs Ivory Coast (Group Stage) and Germany vs Spain (Semi Final)

All About Player

Top Assist : Mesut Ozil (GER), Bastian Schweinsteiger (GER), Kaka (BRA), Dirk Kuyt (NED) and Thomas Mueller (GER) were the top assist of 3 each

The Most Passes Completed : Xavi (ESP) – 669 passes

Most Distance Covered : Xavi (ESP) – 80.20 km

Most Shots on Goal : Asamoah Gyan (GHA) – 33 shots

Most Fouls Committed : 19 – Keisuke Honda (JPN)

Most Minutes Played : Fernando Muslera (URU), Martin Stekelenburg (NED), Iker Casillas (ESP), Maximiliano Perreira (URU), Joan Capdevilla (ESP), Gerard Pique (ESP), Arevelo Rios (URU) and Mark Van Bommel (NED) were in the pitch in every single minutes in WC 2010 of 660 minutes.

Prolific Dribbler : Sergio Ramos (ESP) – 31 solo runs

Oldest Player : David James (ENG) – 39 years and 330 days

My World Cup Dream Team :

Vincent Enyeama (NGA)

Sergio Ramos (ESP)—Gerard Pique (ESP)—Carles Puyol (ESP)—Philip Lahm (GER)

Landon Donovan (USA)-Xavi (ESP)-Wesley Sneijder (NED)-Thomas Mueller (GER)

Diego Forlan (URU)—–David Villa (ESP)

*All figures are based on author’s statistic and have been compared with FIFA websites.

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