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World Cup camps: the football stars' exclusive South Africa hotels

With the World Cup right around the corner, the biggest international football stars have been training hard and preparing for their matches. Once they arrive in South Africa, the athletes will spend their time at the base camps they've chosen to call home for the month-long tournament. As they gear up for the June 11 kick-off, we take a look at the luxurious locales where footballers like Wayne Rooney, Cesc Febregas and Patrice Evra will stay.

World Cup 2010 base camps: England
The footie stars of the English National Team will stay at the Royal Marang Hotel and its adjacent Bafokeng Sports Campus, located in the town of Rustenburg 

World Cup 2010 base camps: England
The Sports Campus includes two practice football fields that are nearby the Royal Bafokeng Stadium, where the National Team will play its first match on June 12 

World Cup 2010 base camps: England
English players will rest up for games in their large, comfortable suites 

World Cup 2010 base camps: England
The suites at Royal Marang Hotel also include luxurious bathrooms 

World Cup 2010 base camps: Spain
Spain's squad chose the North West University campus as their home for the tournament. Here, the bar and dining room where they will sit down for team meals 

World Cup 2010 base camps: Algeria
Algeria's National Team will stay at the breathtaking Mondazur Resort Estate at San Lameer, on the southern coast of the Kwazulu-Natal Province 

World Cup 2010 base camps: Italy
Defending champs, Italy, will spend their time at Leriba Lodge, where they will be able to relax in the tranquil pool area 

World Cup 2010 base camps: Greece
Greece's players will enjoy the sound of the ocean waves from their suites at the Beverly Hills Hotel, located at a prime piece of coastline known as Umhlanga Rocks 

World Cup 2010 base camps: France
France's football aces will enjoy views of the mountains and ocean from their base camp at Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa in Knysna, a lagoon town 

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