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Grab your vuvuzela and face paint—the 2010 World Cup is finally here! Just like U.S. Presidential elections, the Olympics, and total solar eclipses, this phenomenon happens only once every four years, meaning for the next month all eyes will be turned to South Africa to see which of 32 countries will be crowned the next FIFA World Cup Champion.

As you may have guessed, the wireless industry has rolled out a variety of applications to give you the most in-depth World Cup experience to date. The New York Times has conveniently profiled these apps here, providing a great resource for fans no matter your mobile platform.

Finally, for some images to get you in the mood, click here. (If you can find Crazy World Cup Soccer Fan #3 in this photo, we’re offering a cyber pat on the back).