Spain managed to clinched the World Cup for the first time in their history thanks to Andres Iniesta’s who was the late scorer in a match that went into extra-time.
The Barcelona midfielder fired home a close-range shot after substitute Cesc Fabregas had split the Holland defence with a killer pass after 116 minutes.
Several hundred football fans turn at Soccer City anticipating a fiesta, but instead fans in Johannesburg and those who clung to their television were audience to a final match that been described in social media sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, as either ‘boring’ or ‘bruising’.
The Dutch was reduce to 10-men after John Heitinga picked up two yellow cards, while an astonishing 12 players were give yellow cards — a record for a World Cup final.
Like a fire of magic Spain in the person of Iniesta finally fired home to see the reigning European champions adding football’s most prestigious trophy to their collection.