World’s Luckiest Football Fan

Guinness World Record Association has recently created a new record with a funny name “The Luckiest World Cup Fan”. This unique idea is originated from a telecommunication company in South Africa and has been expanded on a large scale all over the country. The competition called “Last Fan Standing” has attracted so many people. The winner have chance to see free all World Cup game in VIP seats with soccer officials worldwide. The contestants have to answer every question about football and the score of any famous match. Finally, a South African citizen named Thulani Ngcobo won the World Cup tickets. In accordance with the schedule, Thulani Ngcobo will travel over 17,000 kilometers around South Africa to watch the live match. In addition, this lucky man is enjoying extremely preferential regimes such as accommodation expense in different cities.


Thulani Ngcobo, nicknamed “Ngcobo 2010”, was born in Temba in 1980.



He has been an avid football fan as long as he can remember, claiming “my other home is the stadium”.


Before winning the competition he said “It’s my dream to attend all the 2010 FIFA World Cup games as I’m nicknamed Ngcobo 2010.”


Lungani Ngcobo and his friends after the final game


Ngcobo 2010 is the lucky winner of the Last Fan Standing competition.


His beloved girlfriend also congratulates him on his great winning.


The winner of the “Last Man Standing” competition hugs family members in the crowd.


‘Ngcobo 2010’ was announced as the winner during half time at the MTN8 final live on SABC on the 24th October 2009.


As the winner of “Last Fan Standing” competition, he will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most matches watched in one World Cup.



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Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon NASCAR Collectibles

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