Sunday, July 11, 2010

Spain wins Fifa 2010 World Cup

Champions of Europe and now champions of the world, Spain captured football's Holy Grail for the first time with a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands thanks to Andres Iniesta’s 116th-minute strike at Soccer City.With this victory - their fourth successive single-goal triumph in South Africa - Spain have become the eighth winners of the FIFA World Cup and the first European team to have triumphed on a different continent.

Nelson Mandela appears at World Cup final

Nelson Mandela enjoyed a rapturous reception from fans at the World Cup final tonight as he attended the closing ceremony.A thunderous mix of vuvuzelas and roars from the crowd greeted the former South African president as he was driven across the pitch in a golf cart with his wife Gra├ža Machel.

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