Star Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder goes into this World Cup final with the opportunity to win Golden Boot for most goals in the Cup and the Golden Ball, FIFA's version of MVP. Can he do it?
Germany beat Uruguay 3-2 in a contest featuring everything that has too often been lacking during the last month: end-to-end attacks, thrilling goals, and a lead that switched back and forth.
In Sunday's World Cup final – The Netherlands vs Spain – the Dutch will emerge victorious because they will not be intimidated by Spain's style of play. Why not? The Dutch invented it.
Octopus Paul picked Spain to win the World Cup final as Mani the Parakeet, a new animal oracle from Singapore, predicts that the Netherlands will be victorious.
In Saturday's battle for third place, the Germany vs. Uruguay match, Germany has key advantages: youth, Klose, and a fading Forlán.
In the Uruguay vs Germany match, Saturday's World Cup fight for third place, Uruguay has the edge in pride, defense, and Luis Suarez.
The Netherlands' World Cup fans are basking in the orange glow of Tuesday's semifinal victory over Uruguay, which propels Holland into the championship match for the first time since 1978.
Germany vs Spain is on the World Cup schedule Wednesday at 2:30 pm ET. The winner of the Spain-Germany match will go on to play The Netherlands on Sunday in the World Cup championship.
The Men in Orange hung on in a thrilling 3-2 victory in the Uruguay-Netherlands semifinal. Now the stage is set for a European final, but will Holland face Spain or Germany?