As the World Cup kicks off today, a Miss World teamÂ arrivedÂ in South Africa, as the 33rd team taking part in the fiesta. The team consists of Miss World representatives from the World Cup competing nations.
The Miss World representatives are officially the 33rd team at this yearâ€™s soccer World Cup. The young ladies arrived in Johannesburg to support Johannesburg Tourism Company under the theme of Johannesburg Rocks, sharing the World Cup experience in the city of gold with millions of football fans.
Â The girls are pictured here rehearsing for the filming of the Official Opening Ceremony, where host nation South Africa take on Mexico in the first game of the tournament later today.Â
Â Second Row: Tina Petelin (Slovenia), Bianca Sissing (Switzerland), Alkisti Anyfanti (Greece), Choi Yun Seo (Korea Republic), Nataly Chilet (Chile), Lisa-Marie Kohrs (USA), Perla Beltran (Mexico), Blaise Masey (Honduras), Trine Nielsen (Denmark),
Top row: Sophie Lavers (Australia), Laura Coleman (England), Lynda Dunkwu (Nigeria), Mimi Areme (Ghana), Cody Yerkovich (New Zealand), Agnes Awana (Cameroon), Luciana Reis (Brazil), Marta Cadilha (Portugal), Carmen Fernandez (Spain), Eliana Gonnet (Uraguay), Tamara Sosa (Paraguay)