- Associated Press - Saturday, July 10, 2010

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A look at the World Cup by the numbers:


0 _ Titles won by the two finalists, the Netherlands and Spain.

1 _ World Cups held in Africa; this one.

2 _ Times finalist Netherlands has lost the title game, in 1974 and 1978, both against the host team: West Germany in the first, Argentina in the second.

3 _ Successive semifinals reached by Germany, which did not win the World Cup in any of those tournaments. It will play Uruguay in the third-place match Saturday.

4 _ Red cards handed out in round-of-16 match between the Netherlands and Portugal at 2006 World Cup. Another eight players got yellow cards in the most hotly contested match in tournament history. Portugal won 1-0.

5 _ Goals for Wesley Sneijder of the Netherlands and David Villa of Spain in this tournament.

6 _ Matches won in as many tries by the Dutch at South Africa 2010.

7 _ Countries that have won soccer’s world title: Brazil, Italy, Germany, Argentina, Uruguay, England, France.

8 _ Most World Cup matches officiated by one referee, by Joel Quiniou of France from 1986-94.

9 _ Starters in the semifinal for Spain who played for either Barcelona or Real Madrid last season.

10 _ Goals scored by Hungary against El Salvador in the 1982 group stage. The 10-1 win is the biggest in the history of the World Cup.

11 _ Seconds it took Hakan Sukur of Turkey to score the fastest World Cup goal, in 2002 against South Korea in third-place match.

12 _ Goals allowed by North Korea, the most of any team in this tournament.

13 _ Goals scored by Germany thus far, the most of any team in this tournament.

14 _ Career World Cup goals for Miroslav Klose of Germany, second all-time behind …

15 _ Brazil’s Ronaldo, who did it in three World Cups: 1998, 2002, and 2006.

16 _ Red cards for the tournament.

17 _ Age of Pele when he played his first World Cup final in 1958, scoring two goals to help Brazil beat Sweden 5-2.

19 _ Titles won by native-born coaches, including the one to be decided Sunday.

23 _ Players on a World Cup roster. Rarely do they all appear in a game.

25 _ Unbeaten string for the Netherlands, whose last loss was to Australia in an exhibition game.

2014 _ Year for next World Cup, in Brazil.

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