Friday, June 18, 2010

Huang Yi, World Cup and Vuvuzelas

Huang Yi, in stills that look more appropriate for volleyball than futbol. Still, it's Huang Yi. ;D
And origins of the very 'popular' vuvuzela, below. 

Huang Yi in uniform of Brazil

China Hush: The annoying “vuvuzela” horns at the 2010 South Africa World Cup are all made in China
Although the Chinese team did not make it to the World Cup, perhaps Chinese people can feel satisfied to know that 90% of the globally resounding horns are made in China. Other than the horns, many other products related to football at the World Cup are all made in China.

According to the locals, South Africans use vuvuzela to shoo away baboons, it is able to stun the fierce beasts. While the local people are proud of these horns, they are driving many fans and athletes who are not used to the loud noise crazy. Some even requested the officials to ban the use of vuvuzela.

However this controversial little plastic horn fulfilled many Chinese companies that are thousands of miles away. Most of the vuvuzela are made in Zhejiang and Guangdong of China...(more)

More news after USA vs Slovenia match...

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