Photos: New tech scores at World Cup
by Bill Detwiler | July 18, 2006, 3:39pm PDT | Image 3 of 13
All World Cup tickets contain an RFID chip to hinder counterfeiting and scalping. The chip is embedded in the symbol on the left. Although there are many late ticket returns, former soccer superstar Franz Beckenbauer, president of host Germany's organizing committee, says he expects all 3 million-plus tickets will be sold, according to Reuters.
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