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Top 2010 World Cup controversies

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WAGE DISPUTES: A strike over pay by the security stewards at World Cup stadiums spread to half the tournament's 10 venues, forcing police to step in and assume their duties. The pay dispute is the most high-profile example of many South Africans' frustration that the wealth poured into the World Cup is not trickling down. A South African police officer gestures as people make their way through security in Cape Town, South Africa, on June 14 ahead of the Group F match between Italy and Paraguay.

PHOTO: Themba Hadebe/AP

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