Mon, October 11, 2010
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Sydney holds Bridge Breakfast for W.Cup bid

2010-10-11 06:56:37 GMT2010-10-11 14:56:37 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

People picnic and have breakfast on the main deck of the Sydney Harbour Bridge during the Breakfast on the Bridge event in central Sydney Oct 10, 2010. Reuters photo

Children roll a giant soccer ball, supporting the Australia bid to host the 2022 World Cup, across the Sydney Harbour Bridge before the start of the Breakfast on the Bridge event in central Sydney Oct 10, 2010. Reuters photo

People picnic and have breakfast on the main deck of the Sydney Harbour Bridge as it rains during the Breakfast on the Bridge event in central Sydney Oct 10, 2010. Reuters photo

People picnic and take breakfast on the main deck of the Sydney Harbour Bridge during the Breakfast on the Bridge event in central Sydney Oct 10, 2010. More than 7,000 people gathered to picnic and have breakfast on the bridge.Reuters photo

Picnickers lay down a blanket before having breakfast on the main deck of the Sydney Harbour Bridge during the Breakfast on the Bridge event in central Sydney Oct 10, 2010.Reuters photo

People picnic and have breakfast on the main deck of the Sydney Harbour Bridge during the Breakfast on the Bridge event in central Sydney Oct 10, 2010.

Some 7000 breakfast goers gathered on the Sydney Harbour Bridge for the annual event that sees the main deck of the bridge covered in real grass, with flowers and sideshow acts, giving it a carnival like feeling.

According to local media, Australia's national soccer team, the "Socceroos" have agreed to attend this event to help increase Australia's chances of hosting the 2022 World Cup.

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