They were a belligerent in the Boer War. The conflict saw 9,093 fighters from the Orange Free State and South African Republic dead, and 27,927 civilians died in concentration camps, the original use of the term.
This tidbit's timing has absolutely nothing to do with any soccer matches that may occur in the next few hours.
In conclusion, if you hit Wayne Rooney's kneecap juuuust right, he makes funny noises. Try it out!