Number 1: Goalkeeper David James is the oldest man on the England squad at 39.
Number 2: Former West Ham, Chelsea and Portsmouth footbller Glen Johnson has grown under Capello's wing at Wembley.
Number 3: Ashley Cole's been playing well for Chelsea, and Capello has included him in the World Cup squad 2010.
Number 4: Steven Gerrard's had a disappointing season with Liverpool and is desperate for World Cup glory.
Number 5: Rio was England's World Cup captain but he's been injured and he can't play. Fabio Capello is choosing a replacement.
Number 6: After winning the Premier League with Chelsea, John Terry is hoping for similar success at the World Cup.
Number 7: It has taken a while for Aaron Lennon to start living up to the expectations he raised in Germany but now the Spurs midfielder has started to show some real flair.
Number 8: Terry's Chelsea team mate Frank Lampard is also in the squad.
Number 9: Peter Crouch became famous in the 2006 World Cup for his celebrating robot dance!
Number 10: Wayne Rooney's hoping to forget memories of the last World Cup in 2006 which ended with him being sent off.
Number 11: Joe Cole helped his team Chelsea win the English Premier League last season.
Number 12: Robert Green has been picked for the England World Cup squad, and he'll be in goal alongside David James and Joe Hart.
Number 13: Stephen Warnock began his career at Liverpool.
Number 14: Gareth Barry has managed to overcome his ankle ligament injury to make the squad.
Number 15: West Ham defender Matthew Upson has made himself into a Capello favourite and he's regular in every squad he selects.
Number 16: James Milner replaced Wayne Rooney as the youngest scorer in Premier League history when he scored for Leeds against Sunderland at 16-years-old.
Number 17: Shaun Wright-Philips is a midfielder for Manchester City, and Capello has picked him to be part of the squad.
Number 18: Jamie Carragher retired from international footy in 2007 but is back in the squad partly because other players are out with injuries.
Number 19: Jermain Defoe is a forward for Tottenham and Capello's picked him for the England squad.
Number 20: Defender Ledley King has been picked for the squad even though his knee often plays up, and he may not be able to play more than five games.
Number 21: Emile Heskey is one of the forwards going to South Africa. He's had a tricky England career but it looks like he's back in Capello's good books.
Number 22: Carrick's experience of Champions League football at the highest level will help prepare him for the World Cup.
Number 23: Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart will be joining the rest of the England team in South Africa.