The 2010 World Cup In World Newspaper Front Pages

Over the course of the 2010 World Cup, we brought you the front page of a newspaper somewhere around the world almost every day, global glimpses at the shared madness of the World Cup. To wrap it up, below is the story of that World Cup told by those front pages. We began the series on 12 June 2010, the day America woke up to the World Cup.

12 June

The Roanoke Times, published in Roanoke, Virginia


New York Post, published in New York, New York

New York Daily Post

16 June

The Press, published in Christchurch, New Zealand

New Zealand, World Cup, South Africa, Copa Mondial, Newspaper

June 17

JoongAng Ilbo, published in Seoul, South Korea

South Korea, Argentina, Diego Maradona, 1986 World Cup19 June

Politiken, published in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark, Cameroon, World Cup, South Africa, Newspaper, Politiken

20 June

Lance! – Rio de Janeiro, published in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

* Lance! - Rio de Janeiro, published in Rio de Janeiro, Brazi21 June

Aujourd’hui, published in Paris, France

France, World Cup, South Africa, mutiny

22 June

The New Zealand Herald, published in Auckland, New Zealand

Shane Smeltz, New Zealand, World Cup, South Africa, Oratia Smurfs23 June

Irish Examiner, published in Cork, Ireland

Ireland, World Cup, Newspaper, France24 June

Correio*, published in Salvador, Brazil

Brazil, newspaper, Landon Donovan, World Cup, United States, Goal25 June

The New Zealand Herald, published in Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand, World Cup, South Africa

26 June

Neue Westfälische, published in Bielefeld, Germany

Germany, England, World Cup, South Africa28 June

The Times, published in London, UK

England, Germany, 2010 World Cup,29 June

Diario do Comercio, published in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Brazil, Netherlands, Holland, 2010 World Cup, South Africa, Quarter-final, Newspaper

30 June

Asahi Shimbun, published in Tokyo, Japan

Japan, 2010 World Cup, South Africa, Penalty Kicks, Paraguay1 July

NEXT, published in Lagos, Nigeria

Nigeria, President, Goodluck Jonathan2 July

AD, published in Rotterdam, Netherlands

Netherlands, Brazil, World Cup, Quarter-final, South Africa, 2010, July 24 July

La Nacion, published in Buenos Aires, Argentina

5 July

El Territorio, published in Posadas, Argentina

Argentina, World Cup, Diego Maradona6 July

El Pais, published in Montevideo, Uruguay

Uruguay, World Cup7 July

Der Tagesspiegel, published in Berlin, Germany

Der Tagesspiegel, Germany, World Cup, South Africa, Fairy tale8 July

La Vanguardia, published in Barcelona, Spain

Spain, World Cup final

10 July

Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten, published in Potsdam, Germany

Germany, Golden Pineapple, goldene ananas, Third Place Game, World Cup, South Africa, Uruguay12 July

El Punt – Barcelona Edition, published in Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, World CupEl Pais, published in Madrid, Spain. 12 July 2010.

Spain, World Cup, 2010, South Africa

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