Boats, bat detectors & buzzing bee bother for Sir Alex

Aside from the hulking Table Mountain, Cape TownâÂÂs 75,000 capacity World Cup stadium is the most dominant sight as you approach the city by sea.

Cranes tower over the structure, a larger version of ArsenalâÂÂs Emirates. IâÂÂm sure it will become an iconic television image during next yearâÂÂs World Cup, much like the high-board diver against the backdrop of Barcelona was in the 1992 Olympics.

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Andy Mitten
Editor at Large

Andy Mitten is Editor at Large of FourFourTwo, interviewing the likes of Lionel Messi, Eric Cantona, Sir Alex Ferguson and Diego Maradona for the magazine. He also founded and is editor of United We Stand, the Manchester United fanzine, and contributes to a number of publications, including GQ, the BBC and The Athletic.