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Final draw presenters



South African actress and Chelsea fan Charlize Theron will assist FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke as a guest presenter for the draw. Also present will be England footballer David Beckham, one of the few players to score in three World Cups, Haile Gebrselassie, an ethiopian athletics champion and olympian, Makhaya Ntini, the first black player in the South African cricket team, John Smit, the captain of rugby world champions South Africa and Bafana Bafana player Matthew Booth.

Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, and FIFA president Joseph Blatter will welcome guests to the 90 minute long show that will be broadcasted live in as many as 200 territories. As many as 200 million people all over the World could be watching the live draw.

Other guests include Issa Hayatou, Chairman of the Organising Committee for the World Cup, Nobel Peace Prize winners Frederik W. de Klerk and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, as well as former football icons Franz Beckenbauer, Michel Platini, Eusebio and Roger Milla. The majority of the 32 coaches of the qualified teams are expected to be present at the draw. Former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela, one of the architects of the first African World Cup, will address the audience by video message.

FIFA- “This is a very important event for football and Africa as the Final Draw comes to Cape Town where an unprecedented six teams from the host continent will be represented. We expect a record global audience which I hope will be glued to their screens for the duration of the show,”

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