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A look around South Africa's Soccer City

A look around South Africa's Soccer City
The Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, is seen seven days before the 2010 FIFA World Cup kicks off. (Image supplied by Flowcrete)
A look around South Africa's Soccer City
Miss World contestants leave Soccer City after their visit on December 6, 2009. Soccer City is one of the ten venues of the World Cup. (AFP/Getty Images)
A look around South Africa's Soccer City
Construction work continues on the stadium in April 28, 2009. The venue is the centrepiece of the World Cup and will host both the opening and closing matches. (Getty Images)
A look around South Africa's Soccer City
Miss Argentina practices her football skills during the visit by Miss World contestants in 2009. (AFP/Getty Images)
A look around South Africa's Soccer City
A view inside the stadium concourse. The original stadium, which was known as the FNB Stadium, had a capacity of 80,000, but upgrades have increased the capacity to 94,700. (Image supplied by Flowcrete)
A look around South Africa's Soccer City
A construction worker pulls a cart in front of Soccer City after some 2,000 fellow construction workers downed tools during a demonstration. (AFP/Getty Images)
A look around South Africa's Soccer City
Construction at the stadium came to a standstill as workers embarked on a strike to press for higher wages. (AFP/Getty Images)