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World Cup Photos: Saint Diego Forlan Stops The Vuvuzela And Saves South Africa

URUGUAY and Diego Forlan – Patron Saint of World Music – have killed the vuvuzela as the South Africa side lose in the World Cup 3-0.

Blown with all the gusto, vim and irritation of a gang of other people’s Cola-laced six-year-olds on giant kazoos, the vuvuzela has killed singing at the World Cup.

No chants. No songs. Just the whirr of a giant comb and paper secreted in one end of cardboard yard of ale.

But will the South Africans be blowing any more? The BBC commentators say the South African side sing in the tunnel before coming onto the pitch. Beautiful. But we can’t hear it.

On a bight note – we can’t hear the England supporters’ band playing Escape To Victory.

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Posted: 16th, June 2010 | In: Sports | Comments (3)