2010 Fifa World Cup squads: Group G

The final 23 players for the 32 squads competing in South Africa’s 2010 Fifa World Cup were announced after the deadline for confirmed teams passed on 1 June. Get the low-down on the 736 footballers who will be battling it out for the sport’s biggest trophy from 11 June to 11 July.

 

2010 FIFA WORLD CUP: FIRST STAGE GROUPS
Group A
South Africa
Mexico
Uruguay
France
Group B
Argentina
Nigeria
South Korea
Greece
Group C
England
USA
Algeria
Slovenia
Group D
Germany
Australia
Serbia
Ghana
Group E
Netherlands
Denmark
Japan
Cameroon
Group F
Italy
Paraguay
New Zealand
Slovakia
Group G
Brazil
North Korea
Côte d’Ivoire
Portugal
Group H
Spain
Switzerland
Honduras
Chile

 

GROUP G

BRAZIL

Coach: Dunga

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Position

Player

Date of Birth

Caps

Club

1

Goalkeeper

Júlio César

3 September 1979 (aged 30)

47

Internazionale

2

Defender

Maicon

26 July 1981 (aged 28)

56

Internazionale

3

Defender

Lúcio (captain)

8 May 1978 (aged 32)

89

Internazionale

4

Defender

Juan

1 February 1979 (aged 31)

73

Roma

5

Midfielder

Felipe Melo

26 August 1983 (aged 26)

16

Juventus

6

Defender

Michel Bastos

2 August 1983 (aged 26)

3

Lyon

7

Midfielder

Elano

14 June 1981 (aged 28)

41

Galatasaray

8

Midfielder

Gilberto Silva

7 October 1976 (aged 33)

86

Panathinaikos

9

Forward

Luís Fabiano

8 November 1980 (aged 29)

36

Sevilla

10

Midfielder

Kaká

22 April 1982 (aged 28)

76

Real Madrid

11

Forward

Robinho

25 January 1984 (aged 26)

73

Santos

12

Goalkeeper

Gomes

15 February 1981 (aged 29)

9

Tottenham Hotspur

13

Defender

Daniel Alves

6 May 1983 (aged 27)

33

Barcelona

14

Defender

Luisão

13 February 1981 (aged 29)

40

Benfica

15

Defender

Thiago Silva

22 September 1984 (aged 25)

4

Milan

16

Defender

Gilberto

25 April 1976 (aged 34)

32

Cruzeiro

17

Midfielder

Josué

19 July 1979 (aged 30)

26

Wolfsburg

18

Midfielder

Ramires

24 March 1987 (aged 23)

11

Benfica

19

Midfielder

Júlio Baptista

1 October 1981 (aged 28)

45

Roma

20

Midfielder

Kléberson

19 June 1979 (aged 30)

31

Flamengo

21

Forward

Nilmar

14 July 1984 (aged 25)

15

Villarreal

22

Goalkeeper

Doni

22 October 1979 (aged 30)

10

Roma

23

Forward

Grafite

2 April 1979 (aged 31)

2

Wolfsburg

NORTH KOREA

Coach: Kim Jong-Hun

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Position

Player

Date of Birth

Caps

Club

1

Goalkeeper

Ri Myong-Guk

9 September 1986 (aged 23)

28

Pyongyang City

2

Defender

Cha Jong-Hyok

25 September 1985 (aged 24)

31

Amrokgang

3

Defender

Ri Jun-Il

24 August 1987 (aged 22)

26

Sobaeksu

4

Midfielder

Pak Nam-Chol

2 July 1985 (aged 24)

35

April 25

5

Defender

Ri Kwang-Chon

4 September 1985 (aged 24)

41

April 25

6

Forward

Kim Kum-Il

10 October 1987 (aged 22)

11

April 25

7

Forward

Kim Myong-Won

15 July 1983 (aged 26)

9

Amrokgang *

8

Defender

Ji Yun-Nam

20 November 1976 (aged 33)

23

April 25

9

Midfielder

Ri Chol-Myong

18 February 1988 (aged 22)

10

Pyongyang City

10

Forward

Hong Yong-Jo (captain)

22 May 1982 (aged 28)

40

Rostov

11

Midfielder

Mun In-Guk

29 September 1978 (aged 31)

42

April 25

12

Midfielder

Kim Kyong-Il

11 December 1988 (aged 21)

7

Rimyongsu

13

Defender

Pak Chol-Jin

5 September 1985 (aged 24)

34

Amrokgang

14

Midfielder

Pak Sung-Hyok

30 May 1990 (aged 20)

3

Sobaeksu

15

Midfielder

Kim Yong-Jun

19 July 1983 (aged 26)

52

Pyongyang City

16

Defender

Nam Song-Chol

7 May 1982 (aged 28)

41

April 25

17

Forward

Choe Kum-Chol

9 February 1987 (aged 23)

16

April 25

18

Goalkeeper

Kim Myong-Gil

16 October 1984 (aged 25)

10

Amrokgang

19

Forward

An Chol-Hyok

27 June 1985 (aged 24)

16

Rimyongsu

20

Defender

Ri Kwang-Hyok

17 August 1987 (aged 22)

15

Kyonggongop

21

Defender

Pak Nam-Chol

3 October 1988 (aged 21)

12

Amrokgang

22

Midfielder

Ahn Young-Hak

25 October 1978 (aged 31)

24

Omiya Ardija

23

Forward

Jong Tae-Se

2 March 1984 (aged 26)

20

Kawasaki Frontale

CÔTE D’IVOIRE

Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson

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Position

Player

Date of Birth

Caps

Club

1

Goalkeeper

Boubacar Barry

30 December 1979 (aged 30)

45

Lokeren

2

Goalkeeper

Aristide Zogbo

30 December 1981 (aged 28)

6

Maccabi Netanya

3

Goalkeeper

Daniel Yeboah

13 November 1984 (aged 25)

4

ASEC Mimosas

4

Defender

Kolo Touré

19 March 1981 (aged 29)

76

Manchester City

5

Defender

Siaka Tiéné

22 March 1982 (aged 28)

55

Valenciennes

6

Defender

Arthur Boka

2 April 1983 (aged 27)

54

Stuttgart

7

Defender

Emmanuel Eboué

4 June 1983 (aged 27)

52

Arsenal

8

Defender

Guy Demel

13 June 1981 (aged 28)

26

Hamburg

9

Defender

Sol Bamba

13 January 1985 (aged 25)

16

Hibernian

10

Defender

Steve Gohouri

8 February 1981 (aged 29)

11

Wigan Athletic

11

Defender

Benjamin Angoua

28 November 1986 (aged 23)

7

Valenciennes

12

Midfielder

Didier Zokora

14 December 1980 (aged 29)

80

Sevilla

12

Midfielder

Abdul Kader Keïta

6 August 1981 (aged 28)

55

Galatasaray

14

Midfielder

Yaya Touré

13 May 1983 (aged 27)

47

Barcelona

15

Midfielder

Koffi NdriRomaric

4 June 1983 (aged 27)

38

Sevilla

16

Midfielder

Emmanuel Koné

31 December 1986 (aged 23)

12

International

17

Midfielder

Cheick Tioté

21 June 1986 (aged 23)

8

Twente

18

Midfielder

Jean-Jacques Gosso

15 March 1983 (aged 27)

6

Monaco

19

Forward

Didier Drogba (captain)

11 March 1978 (aged 32)

63

Chelsea

20

Forward

Aruna Dindane

26 November 1980 (aged 29)

54

Lens

21

Forward

Salomon Kalou

5 August 1985 (aged 24)

28

Chelsea

22

Forward

Gervinho

27 May 1987 (aged 23)

15

Lille

23

23

Forward

Seydou Doumbia

31 December 1987 (aged 22)

5

Young Boys

PORTUGAL

Coach: Carlos Queiroz

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Position

Player

Date of Birth

Caps

Club

1

Goalkeeper

Eduardo

19 September 1982 (aged 27)

12

Braga

2

Defender

Bruno Alves

27 November 1981 (aged 28)

28

Porto

3

Defender

Paulo Ferreira

18 January 1979 (aged 31)

59

Chelsea

4

Defender

Rolando

31 August 1985 (aged 24)

7

Porto

5

Defender

Duda

27 June 1980 (aged 29)

14

Málaga

6

Defender

Ricardo Carvalho

18 May 1978 (aged 32)

60

Chelsea

7

Forward

Cristiano Ronaldo (captain)

5 February 1985 (aged 25)

69

Real Madrid

8

Midfielder

Pedro Mendes

26 February 1979 (aged 31)

5

Sporting CP

9

Forward

Liédson

17 December 1977 (aged 32)

7

Sporting CP

10

Midfielder

Danny

7 August 1983 (aged 26)

8

Zenit Saint Petersburg

11

Midfielder

Simão

31 October 1979 (aged 30)

79

Atlético Madrid

12

Goalkeeper

Beto

1 May 1982 (aged 28)

1

Porto

13

Defender

Miguel

4 January 1980 (aged 30)

53

Valencia

14

Midfielder

Miguel Veloso

11 May 1986 (aged 24)

10

Sporting CP

15

Defender

Pepe

26 February 1983 (aged 27)

24

Real Madrid

16

Midfielder

Raul Meireles

17 March 1983 (aged 27)

31

Porto

17

Forward

Nani

17 November 1986 (aged 23)

34

Manchester United

18

Forward

Hugo Almeida

23 May 1984 (aged 26)

23

Werder Bremen

19

Midfielder

Tiago

2 May 1981 (aged 29)

49

Atlético Madrid

20

Midfielder

Deco

27 August 1977 (aged 32)

71

Chelsea

21

Defender

Ricardo Costa

16 May 1981 (aged 29)

6

Lille

22

Goalkeeper

Daniel Fernandes

25 September 1983 (aged 26)

2

Iraklis

23

Defender

Fábio Coentrão

11 March 1988 (aged 22)

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