Cape Town Stadium tours
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Antolín Alcaraz of Paraguay scored the first international goal at Cape Town Stadium.
Cape Town Stadium, which hosted 8 matches during the 2010 FIFA World Cup under the name 'Green Point Stadium', is now open for hour-long public tours.
Football fans can now get an inside look into the 68 000-seater stadium and the change rooms where some of the world's biggest stars tied up their boots during Africa's first football World Cup. The tour also takes travellers through the stadium suites, onto the pitch, into the stands, and even into the holding cell, allowing for some excellent photographic opportunities.
Tour guides will happily answer all your questions about the 2010 FIFA World Cup, which should provide interesting insights for those who weren't there for it.
During the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Cape Town Stadium hosted 5 group matches, the Round of 16 knock-out match between Spain and Portugal, the quarter-final between Argentina and Germany, and the semi-final between the Netherlands and Uruguay.
Among the many stars to take grace Cape Town Stadium during the tournament were Thierry Henry, Cristiano Ronaldo, Fernando Torres, Lionel Messi, Miroslav Klose, Wesley Sneijder, Steven Gerrard and Diego Forlàn.
Cape Town was a particularly happy hunting ground for the Netherlands, who beat Cameroon 2-1 during their group match and then overcame Uruguay 3-2 in a thrilling semi-final clash.
Portugal's 7-0 thrashing of Korea DPR in the rain at Cape Town Stadium was one of the biggest ever victory margins in a World Cup match.
Cape Town Stadium, which was built at a cost of around R4.5 billion, has been hailed as an architectural masterpiece and is now one of Cape Town's most prominent landmarks. It is certain host many memorable soccer and rugby matches in the years to come.
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Who to contact
Cape Town Stadium Visitor Centre
Tel: +27 (0)21 430 7300 or +27 (0)21 417 0101