Having not read any of the previous posts relating to this thread, I have only one thing to say:
This was the worst World Cup in the history of the event.
i'd probably think the same if the french cheated our team out of qualifying.
that said there were so many highlights...argent
ina vs germany, england vs germany, Ghana vs Uruguay, mexico vs south africa...all fun games.
i mean every game from the quarter finals that Spain played was like watching paint dry but otherwise i felt it was a really cool world cup.
several players either made a fantastic name for themselves or just fortified the name they had players like Forlan, Muller, Schweinsteiger, Torres, Robinho and several more including a few dutch players whose names i can't remember for love or money.