World Cup tournament statistics

Source : REUTERS
Last Updated: Mon, Jul 12, 2010 07:03 hrs
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Tournament statistics.

Player of tournament.

Diego Forlan (Uruguay)

Golden Boot winner as top scorer.

Thomas Mueller (Germany)

Young player of the tournament.

Thomas Mueller (Germany)

Best goalkeeper award.

Iker Casillas (Spain)

Fair play award.


Leading team scorers.

16 Germany

Leading individual goalscorers.

5 Thomas Mueller (Germany)

David Villa (Spain)

Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands)

Diego Forlan (Uruguay)

Lowest team scorers.

0 Honduras


Most goals conceeded by a team.

12 North Korea

Most shots by a team in the tournament.

121 Spain

Most shots by a player in the tournament.

33 Asamoah Gyan (Ghana)

Most shots in a match.

49 Uruguay 1 Ghana 1

(after extra time, Uruguay won 4-2 on penalties)

Lowest number of total shots by a team in the tournament.

15 New Zealand

Lowest number of shots in a match.

12 Ivory Coast 0 Portugal 0

Most saves in the tournament.

24 Richard Kingson (Ghana)

Most fouls by a team.

126 Netherlands

Lowest number of fouls by a team.

26 North Korea

Most fouls by a player in the tournament.

19 Keisuke Honda (Japan)

Most fouls suffered by a player.

26 Andres Iniesta (Spain)

Most fouls suffered by a team.

134 Spain

Most fouls in a match.

55 Paraguay 0 Japan 0

(after extra time, Paraguay won 5-3 on penalties)

Least fouls in a match.

13 Germany 4 England 1

Team with the most yellow cards.

22 Netherlands

Team with the fewest yellow cards.

2 North Korea

Most yellow cards in a match.

13 Spain 1 Netherlands 0

Most passes by a team.

3803 Spain

Most passes by an individual.

669 Xavi (Spain)

Fewest number of passes by a team.

663 New Zealand

Number of goals in the tournament.


Number of yellow cards in the tournament.


Number of red cards in the tournament.


Only unbeaten side

New Zealand

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