The Cape Town Stadium was filled to capacity with 64 100 spectators while 42 000 people passed through the fan area on the Grand Parade during the day, the city's communications department said.
About 120 000 more fans crowded the V&A Waterfront to watch the match and take part in festivities, while 153 000 people ambled along the Fan Walk.
Famous faces at the match that saw Germany defeat Argentina 4-1 to proceed to the semi-finals included German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and Hollywood stars Charlize Theron and Orlando Bloom.
Charlize Theron in the stands
Leonardo di Caprio with his Vuvu, and at Boulders beach on Sunday
Leo with Mick Jagger and his son
Needless to say, the Germans were quite happy with the result - looking at Klose's celebration and pictures from German supporters at a public viewing at the Wannsee lake in Berlin
Argentina was not so happy, with Maradonna being consoled by his daughter Dalma as he leaves the field