World Cup 2010 Word Search Team Names
World Cup 2010 - thank you for taking some time out to do our World Cup Team word search.
Below are the nick names of the Teams - how many did you know?
– Les Fennecs
(The Desert Foxes)
(White and Sky blue)
(The Selection). Also Canarinhos
(Little Canary) and Verde e Amarelo
(Green and Yellow).
– Lions Indomptables
– La Roja
– Les Éléphants
– Olsens Elleve
(Olsen’s Eleven) – In honour of popular head coach Morten Olsen.
– The Three Lions
– From the FA crest.
– Les Bleus
– National Mannschaft
(National Team) or DFB Elf
(DFB Eleven) or National Elf
(National Eleven). The nickname Die Mannschaft
(the team) is only used by non-German media.
– The Black Stars
– To Piratiko
(The Pirate Ship) – Since Euro 2004. But another common nickname is apparently Galanoleyki
, though I have no idea what that means.
– Los Catrachos
which is apparently how other Central Americans refer to Hondurans
. Also La H
(The H) – The crest is a large H, which looks extremely cool on the shirt..
– Blue Samurai
– El Tri
(after the three colours or “tricolor” on the Mexican flag).
(some sort of mythical horse
– All Whites
(rugby union team are the All Blacks)
– Super Eagles
– La Albirroja
(The White-Red) or Guaraní
(an indigenous people
– Selecção das Quinas
(Team of the Five Shields) – Referring to the five shields on the FA crest. I think.
– Beli Orlovi
(White Eagles) – Referring to the white double headed eagle on the Serbia coat of arms.
(at least according to Wikipedia, but there’s no explanation as to what this means).
(Dragons) – Because there’s a dragon on the crest of capital city Ljubljana.
– Bafana Bafana
– Taeguk Warriors
. Fans are often called The Red Devils
– La Furia Roja
– Schweizer Nati
– Often referred to as the MNT
(Men’s National Team) or The Yanks
– La Celeste
(The Sky Blue)
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