Although India does not have it’s Football team in the FIFA 2010, scheduled to kick start from June’ 11, but this does not deter the Indian citizens to search for FIFA 2010 on the web. Looking at some interesting statistics from Google, India ranks third in the top 10 list of countries searching for FIFA world cup online .South Africa and Indonesia being 1st and 2nd. This leaves all the other European countries behind. However India featured nowhere in this list back in 2009.
Web users in Karnataka topped the charts for online soccer frenzy, with Maharashtra at second place and Tamil Nadu coming in third. Some of the key things searched on Google related to FIFA were World Cup 2010′, FIFA 2010 schedule’, FIFA tickets’, merchandise like FIFA jerseys.