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EXTRA TIME: South Africa remembers 2010 and awaits World Cup in Russia

13:26 GMT+3 11/06/2018
Steven Pienaar South Africa World Cup 2010
On this day eight years ago Bafana Bafana took on Mexico in the opening match in Soweto, Johannesburg

South Africa drew 1-1 with Mexico in the 2010 Fifa World Cup opener, as the match captured the imagination of the country.

So much so, that we are still looking back with fond memories. Here's some Tweets about that special occasion, and South African's looking ahead to Russia 2018, which gets underway on Thursday.

Hosts Russia will play Saudi Arabia in the opening game, and Goal will provide you with full coverage.