Waving many flags
Being a family of mixed heritage does us a favour.
Adele Hamilton, Editor Parent24 (Shutterstock)

 ‘Mom, we’re so lucky, there are so many teams we can support!’ says my 10-year-old, shining in his lumo orange Netherlands top.

He’s right. In addition to our flag-waving South African loyalty, we have family connections to Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Greece, France and England. We also have a strong affinity for our African brothers from Cameroon, Nigeria, Algeria, Ivory Coast and Ghana. So we’ve got a pretty good chance that one of our chosen Fifa World Cup teams will do us proud!

Here’s some sporty stuff because we’re all in the football mood this week:

And for all the info you could want about the beautiful event, visit Sport24’s 2010 section.

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And this week’s question is, who is your family supporting in the Fifa World Cup, and why? If you mail us a great reason, you could win a Parent24 T-shirt!

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