Just a week before South Africa again welcomes the continent to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations, FIFA.com takes a look back at the famous Bafana Bafana team that won the event as hosts.
FIFA.com recalls how a Phil Masinga piledriver in their final qualifier against Congo in 1997 clinched South Africa a place at their first FIFA World Cup and put soccer firmly en route to becoming the mega-sport it is today in the country.
Featuring Usain Bolt on wanting to become a professional footballer, Tony Adams rating George Graham above Arsene Wenger, and Xavi on where Lionel Messi ranks in world's all-time greatest players.
South African icons Mark Fish and Lucas Radebe grew up on either side of the racial divide, only to unite via football. The pair spoke to FIFA.com about their experiences with discrimination and the changes since the apartheid era.
In our regular Sunday piece, FIFA.com look ahead to the week in birthdays from across the football world, including two FIFA World Cup™ winners in Alessandro Nesta and Mia Hamm.
Featuring a former NFL player on which footballer could make it as a running back, Palermo’s president doing his coach’s job, Julio Cesar disclosing a bizarre conversation and Harry Redknapp on David Beckham’s passion.