The Football for Hope Festival concluded on Saturday with two finals played, the FIFA Fair Play Award handed out and the teams from around the world saluting each other and the people of Alexandra township.
Football's power as a tool for education and integration is writ large by the work done by the participating organisations at the Football for Hope Festival.
With the arrival of the Football for Hope Festival, the township of Alexandra - so often in the shadow of Soweto - had been thrust into the spotlight.
The likes of Christian Karembeu and Anthony Baffoe took the pitch in front of thousands of delighted fans in Alexandra township on Thursday in support of the Football for Hope Festival.
Togetherness and Fair Play are the key ingredients of the Football For Hope festival, which is being held on the outskirts of Johannesburg.
FIFA.com hears how the Football For Hope Festival will provide long-term benefits for the disadvantaged communities in the Johannesburg township of Alexandra.