Topic: Iker Casillas
As fans of Spain luxuriate in the glow of the country's first World Cup championship, fans of the Netherlands search for an explanation of what went wrong. Some blame the referee, others point to Paul the Octopus.
07/12/2010 11:00 am
Spain wins World Cup final in an ugly game filled with hard fouls and cynical dives. Dutch stars Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder failed to have the big match they needed to beat the pre-tournament favorites.
07/11/2010 10:28 pm
Today's Spain-Germany semifinal may come down to which top striker – Germany's Miroslav Klose or Spain's David Villa – is able to find the back of the net. If so, Spain will have the advantage. Here's why.
07/07/2010 12:53 pm
Superior organization and a lethal attacking force will propel Germany to victory in Wednesday's Spain vs Germany semifinal. Oh, and then there's Miroslav Klose. Watch out, Spain!
07/06/2010 04:19 pm
Spain struggled for most of the match to break down Paraguay’s resolute defense. Each side missed penalties in what might be the worst match of the tournament.
07/03/2010 06:51 pm
The Red Fury go on to face Paraguay in the quarterfinals after dispatching with a Portuguese team that could not get the ball to the feet of its top striker, Cristiano Ronaldo. Spain vs. Portugal ended 1-0.
06/29/2010 06:38 pm
The official World Cup 2010 soccer ball, the Jabulani, is terrible, say players. Its flight is unpredictable and has produced some of the lowest scoring early matches in World Cup history.
06/18/2010 01:05 pm
Honduras vs. Chile starts the day, followed by Spain vs. Switzerland, and finally South Africa vs. Uruguay. The host country is looking to upset another Spanish-speaking nation, following its tie against Mexico.
06/16/2010 10:55 am