With the South Africa 2010 field now completed, FIFA.com looks at the stories behind the numbers from a record-breaking qualifying phase.
Wednesday was a fateful day in CONCACAF as Grenada hammered USVI, Belize made a date with Mexico and Barbados squeaked through.
Tiny Montserrat are not about to let volcanoes or any number of massive obstacles get in their way, as FIFA.com recently found out.
Contributing much to Netherlands' rich history, Suriname remain on the short side of the deal as they enter South Africa 2010 qualifying.
Wednesday's slate of CONCACAF qualifiers had a little bit of everything - a 12-0 drubbing, a few upsets and a first-ever win on home soil.
The dates and venues for the first round of CONCACAF qualifying were announced today in Zurich, along with several important changes.