! R E C C O S T A E Volume 1, Issue 7
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December 3, 2009
WORLD CUP 2010 APPRECIATION With World Cup 2010 less than 200 days away, the marketplace is full of gifts for the important football fans in your life. If you are like me, you want to find unique ways to show that you care. How about a football gift that gains value over time? The South African Mint has released limited quantities of gold and sil-
VUVUZELA Commonly used by football fans in South Africa, this blowing horn will allow your football fan to make noise in Soccer City.
ver coins that celebrate the upcoming international competition. For those art enthusiasts, 2010 Fine Art is the first ever official licensing representative of art and art collectibles for FIFA. Bringing together leading contemporary artists from around the world and from across Africa, the 2010 Fine Art project is one of the largest and most ambitious international art collaborations
ADIDAS JABULANI The official World Cup 2010 match ball. $150.USD. On sale 12/5.
FOOTBALL STAMPS Several stamps are being issued to commemorate South Africa’s staging of the finals. Students at the Pretoria Open Window Art Academy were asked to submit designs for a new issue. The win-
ning design was created by second year student Michelle Beukes, who chose the Wild Dog as a symbol for the miniature sheet because they are found only in Africa and work in teams-like soccer players.
in history. I invite you to invite you to explore the excitement of the 2010 World Cup by sharing a new perspective of ‘The Beautiful Game’. Read the blog Eat Soccer! http://eatsoccer.blogspot .com to learn more about the gifts shown in this issue.