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.
The adidas Golden Ball is just days away from being announced. FIFA.com takes a trip down memory lane to recall previous winners of the accolade.
Group Stage, Johannesburg - Ellis Park 24 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.