In a football-exploitative feature, we try to find stationery from, or related to, all the nations participating in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Today, Group C, the one England are in.
National dish: Couscous
USP / Cultural stereotype / significant export: Oppressive French occupation. Albert Camus was born there.
Player to watch: Rafik Saifi
Featured stationery item: Algeria iPhone case
National dish: Chicken Tikka Masala
USP / Cultural stereotype / significant export: Bombastic national pride / self-denigration
Player to watch: Wayne Rooney
Featured stationery item: Official Jordan 2010 calendar
National dish: ajdovi žganci, potica, Matevž (according to Wikipedia)
USP / Cultural stereotype / significant export: Emerged more peacefully than other nations from break-up of Yugoslavia
Player to watch: Milijove Novakovic
Featured stationery item: Olympia Ljubliana FC football badge.
National dish: McDonald’s
USP / Cultural stereotype / significant export: The right to bear arms
Player to watch: Landon Donovan
Featured stationery item: Sarah Palin Christmas Cards