2010 FIFA World Cup was hosted by South Africa. UEFA is allocated 13 places in the FIFA World Cup Finals. They were filled with
The top 2 in each group advanced to the knockout stage. Germany, Netherlands and Spain were group winners. Whilst England, Slovakia and Portugal were runner-ups in their group.
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Six UEFA countries advanced to the knockout stage. They were paired together leaving the 3 group winners, Netherlands, Germany and Spain to contest the quarter finals. With all 3 countries winning their matches Germany and Spain met in the semi finals. Spain defeated Germany and Netherlands to become the 2010 champions. Whilst Germany finished with third place.