0 Looking at greenery reduces stress, according to psychologists.

As the 2010 LOC's chief competitions officer, he is effectively the World Cup's supreme groundsman.

Ensuring that all the 2010 pitches are world class is just one of Blanckensee's many portfolios, but it's the most nerve-wracking.

The world's greatest football artists can only express themselves freely on perfect canvases.

But there's also symbolic terrain at stake: images of terrible pitches have become a stock visual shorthand for the woes of African football.

It's time to give the world a verdant new image.

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