14 Jul 2010 Germany great Franz Beckenbauer says the FIFA World Cup final turned into something of an 'anti-advertisement' for football and was impressed by Germany.
14 Jul 2010 English referee Howard Webb has no regrets over his handling of the 'extremely challenging' FIFA World Cup final between Spain and Netherlands.
14 Jul 2010 Hundreds of thousands of fans lined Amsterdam's web of canals to cheer FIFA World Cup runner-up Netherlands as the team cruised the waterways, swigging beer and blowing vuvuzelas, in an open-top boat on Tuesday.
13 Jul 2010 Netherlands legend Johan Cruyff has launched a scathing attack on the Dutch team's performance in the World Cup final, slamming its 'dirty' tactics and its style of 'anti-football'.
13 Jul 2010 Arjen Robben has claimed Howard Webb was not up to the job of handling the FIFA World Cup final.
13 Jul 2010 Spain earned global media respect and praise for its FIFA World Cup triumph in a bruising final against Netherlands that added an eighth nation to the list of winners.
13 Jul 2010 Former Liverpool star Xabi Alonso has branded Nigel de Jong's FIFA World Cup final kung-fu kick as one of the worst tackles he has ever been on the wrong end of.
13 Jul 2010 Players from Netherlands and Spain should have behaved better during the World Cup final, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said.
13 Jul 2010 Two fighter jets, one of them orange, escorted the Netherlands squad through Dutch airspace and airport staff formed a guard of honour when it touched down a day after losing the FIFA World Cup final in Johannesburg.
13 Jul 2010 The Dutch press expressed disappointment and sadness after Netherlands' 1-0 FIFA World Cup loss against Spain, but paid tribute to the national team that one paper said fought 'like lions'.
12 Jul 2010 Spain won the FIFA World Cup in dramatic fashion, with Andres Iniesta's 116th-minute goal giving his side an historic 1-0 win over Netherlands at Soccer City in Johannesburg.
8 Jul 2010 Nearly one month, 62 matches and numberless vuvuzela bleats later, the FIFA World Cup is down to two title contenders: Spain and Netherlands will meet in the final at Soccer City.