As the final whistle blows on Africa's first FIFA World Cup, fans reflect on what they will take away from the historic tournament.
As Nelson Mandela came out onto the Soccer City pitch during the closing ceremony, a nation erupted as the icon marked the end of South Africa’s historical World Cup journey.
While their campaign may be over, Germany will look back at their time in South Africa knowing that not only has it been a great party, but they have passed on the baton of hosting a great tournament to South Africa.
The closing ceremony of the 2010 FIFA World Cup is set to amaze audiences around the globe, but for one little girl it is a moment she will never forget.
Since the end of apartheid and the beginning of South Africa’s historic democracy in 1994, it has been sport that has been instrumental in uniting a nation.
Franz Beckenbauer, one of Germany's greatest football players and managers, is impressed by the success of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and sees this as a new era for the host nation.
FIFA.com wants to know what was your favourite moment of South Africa 2010.
Just minutes after learning of his award, the adidas Golden Ball winner for the 2010 FIFA World Cup granted an exclusive interview to FIFA.com.