Rooney has accepted that he needs to up his game and find the net in South Africa.
After Colombo,the flame will travel through different places of the island country.
Spain came to South Africa as one of the favorites to win the World Cup,but maybe someone forgot to tell Ottmar Hitzfeld.
Failure to beat former champion France at Bloemfontein will mean the fans won't have their own team to cheer.
Chile face Honduras in their opening Group H match on the 48th anniversary of their last World Cup victory.
German great Franz Beckenbauer says England has 'gone backwards' under coach Fabio Capello.
The Netherlands striker showed enough of his old form to prove that he has fully recovered from a ankle injury.
The rally being taken by 34 bikers will cover 3500 kms over a period of 15 days through five states on their way to Leh and back
Nigeria captain Nwankwo Kanu warned the South Americans not to overlook the African team's strikers.
Bharti Airtel has launched pulsating offerings for its customers to stay connected and be a part of Football Fever- FOFE while on the move.
Cesar had not trained at full strength since getting hurt in a warmup game against Zimbabwe on June 2,when he fell awkwardly.
Cameroon coach Paul Le Guen is publicly backing Samuel Eto'o despite the star striker's threats to quit the team.
The Italian coach has not told his team what formation they will play in Monday's World Cup Group F opener against Paraguay.
Alex Frei is doubtful for their opening World Cup game against Spain next week after hurting his right ankle in training.
A Portuguese photographer was held up at gunpoint early Wednesday and two other journalists were also robbed at the same World Cup hotel. Antonio Simoes said he woke around 4 a.m.
Losing the captains armband for his off field antics has made no difference to John Terrys approach to the game and he still behaves like he is in charge of the team while playing.
Didier Drogba will rejoin the Ivory Coast World Cup squad after weekend surgery on a fractured arm.
Injury-free Argentina are in better shape than Nigeria ahead of the teams World Cup Group B opener on Saturday,central defender Martin Demichelis said.
Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk will keep Arjen Robben in his World Cup squad after the wingers hamstring injury proved less serious than first thought following a scan on Sunday.
In injured captain Rio Ferdinand's absence,Ledley King is ready to realise his World Cup dreams.
Lampard reckons that his teams patchy form ahead of the World Cup in South Africa will have no negative impact on how they perform during the tournament.
Over the last eighty years,the World Cup has produced some of footballs biggest shocks.
England left-back Ashley Cole has made it clear that the Three Lions are strong enough to win the World Cup,and be at the centre of the ultimate showpiece occasion in South Africas Soccer City on July 11.
Police say two hotel workers stole money from members of Colombias football team,which is in South Africa for a friendly against the World Cup host.
An Aussie cheergirl could end up becoming the first Australian woman to play gridiron in the Lingerie Football League in the US.