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.
What better way to relive the 2010 FIFA World Cup thank to take a few moments flicking through our hundreds of exclusive photos and videos from the month-long tournament?
FIFA.com takes a look through the statistics that matter, including records broken and top performers, in our look back at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
Join FIFA.com as we take a look back at all of the 32 sides that contributed to the football extravaganza that was South Africa 2010.
With the Netherlands and Spain now making their last preparations, FIFA.com looks back at the showpiece matches from years gone by that helped shape the beautiful game.