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We can't ignore the biggest news in the futbol world...the draw for World Cup 2010 in South Africa.

Follow along live with Marca here. The draw starts at 17:45 CET. I'll post updates and analysis once it's over.

Thanks to Wikipedia for the graphic:

Pot 1 (Host & Top seven) Pot 2 (Asia, North America & Oceania) Pot 3 (Africa & South America) Pot 4 (Europe)

South Africa
Brazil
Spain
Netherlands
Italy
Germany
Argentina
England

Australia
Japan
Korea DPR
Korea Republic
Honduras
Mexico
United States
New Zealand

Algeria
Cameroon
Côte d'Ivoire
Ghana
Nigeria
Chile
Paraguay
Uruguay

Denmark
France
Greece
Portugal
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Switzerland

UPDATE: Here is the draw.

UPDATE 2: A bombshell: USA-England for the first time in a World Cup since the infamous 1950 upset.

UPDATE 3: Some immediate thoughts on the groups our players were drawn into-- the US, Italy, and Spain all did quite well. Uruguay and Brazil have some work to do. And poor North Korea: what a group after 44 years away from the World Cup. Consequently, Spain will have a very difficult 1/8 final match. On current form, I'm calling B the Group of Death, but there are good arguments to be made for D, A, and G.

Group A: South Africa, Mexico, Uruguay, France.

Group B: Argentina, South Korea, Nigeria, Greece.

Group C: England, USA, Algeria, Slovenia.

Group D: Germany, Australia, Ghana, Serbia.

Group E: Netherlands, Japan, Cameroon, Denmark.

Group F: Italy, New Zealand, Paraguay, Slovakia.

Group G: Brazil, North Korea, Cote d' Ivoire, Portugal.

Group H: Spain, Honduras, Chile, Switzerland.