TODAY marks exactly 21 days before the biggest soccer spectacle of all, the World Cup, kicks off.
Tickets are still available. But those who cannot attend, can take heart.
You will be able to enjoy the Cup from designated parks or viewing areas. Fans won't miss out. All nine host cities have public viewing areas.
Fans at the parks can watch the action for free on big-screen TV sets at secure venues.
Cape Town has spent R24million on upgrading the Grand Parade, its official fan park, which can take 28000 people.
Durban's main park on New Beach will take 25000 people. There will also be viewing areas at King Zwelithini Stadium in Umlazi and at a site in KwaMashu. Polokwane's main park will be at the Polokwane Cricket Club.
Bloemfontein's fan fest will be at the Mangaung outdoor sports centre.
Nelspruit fans will gather at Bergvlam High School.
St George's Park will be Port Elizabeth's fan park.
Rustenburg's fan fest will be at Fields College School. Johannesburg will have two sites: Elkah Stadium in Soweto and Innisfree Park in Sandton.
In Pretoria the main fan park will be the Centurion Cricket Ground. Temba Sports Ground, Hammanskraal, and the Giant Stadium, Soshanguve, are the other venues.