It seems that the no one is able to resist the upcoming Football World Cup. Even Google has turned its attention towards the World Cup in their own special way.
They have created an incredible 3D tour of all the Football stadiums where the Football Matches would be played. If you can’t make it to South Africa to watch the World Cup, you can at least take a tour of the Football Stadiums with Google Earth.
Incredible 3D Tours For Football World Cup Stadiums:
9 cities would host the World Cup matches in 10 different stadiums. A total of sixty-four World Cup matches will be played over a period of twenty-five match days from 11 June to 11 July 2010. The 3D tour created by Google in Google Earth is quite incredible as it covers all the stadiums in detail, as well as gives an overview of the host cities. You can explore various nooks and corners of the stadiums.
In case you are curious here is the Stadium list:
- Green Point Stadium, Cape Town
- Durban Stadium, Durban
- Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg
- Soccer City, Johannesburg
- Nelson Mandela Stadium, Nelson Mandela Bay/Port Elizabeth
- Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane
- Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg
- Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Tshwane/Pretoria
- Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit
- Free State Stadium, Mangaung/Bloemfontein
This is an image of the Soccer City Stadium which is located in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Google has also created a small video highlighting all these stadiums. Once you watch it, you would want to explore some more.
If you want to explore the stadiums yourself, you can visit the Google Earth 3D Tour Gallery. You would need to install Google Earth for watching this tour.[via. Google LatLong Blog]