Having booked their place as headliners when half of the UK wasn't sure about this whole Olympics/Paralympics thing, Coldplay deserved to enjoy the moment - and that they did.
Sandwiched between some steampunk and soldiers, the band also invited celeb mates Rihanna and Jay-Z to join them on stage. We think that Barbados definitely topped the Closing Ceremony medal table. Relive it all with our gallery below:
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