Never out of the news, Paul the octopus held the FIFA World Cup's only 100 per cent record and has become one of the tournament's most sought-after stars.
David Beckham has revealed he has no ambition of becoming a manager. The 35-year-old has also discussed his recovery from injury and England's failure in South Africa.
Round of 16, Mangaung/Bloemfontein 27 June 2010
The majority of sides expected to qualify for South Africa 2010 from Europe did so, although notable European absentees include Russia and Croatia.