Well, you can experience Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney up close and personal without setting foot in a stadium because a few select Ster-Kinekor Theatres nationwide are screening the main FIFA World Cup games LIVE in glorious 3D.
There's no need to wade through the crowds or brave the cold to experience all the exciting thrills, spills, goals and fouls - take the family along for a virtual football fiestas on a six-metre 3D screen this June and July, in the comfortable and intimate environment of your nearest SK cinema - "Your Happy Place".
The 2010 Fifa Soccer World Cup will be live from 11 June until the end of the tournament, you can join in the fun and check out the action on the mega-big screen, from the group stages right through to the finals.
Participating Ster-Kinekor cinemas - which will come on board to screen games over the coming week - include Sandton, Cavendish (Cape Town), Brooklyn (Pretoria), The Bridge (Port Elizabeth) and Gateway (Durban).
Be sure to visit www.sterkinekor.com or call Ticketline on 082 16789 for updates on games and cinemas that are screening the various matches.
Ticket prices per person for the FIFA World Cup Games live in 3D at Ster-Kinekor Theatres:
Group stages up to Quarter Finals: R100
Quarter Finals: R120
Semi Finals: R140
The cost of these tickets is much cheaper than what you will pay for a ticket to the stadium and the only question that remains to be answered is whether Ster Kinekor will join the Fifa Brandwagon and sell Budweiser for the games...