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World Cup LIVE! brings you all the updates from around South Africa 24/7. All the action, all the news, all the information is at your fingertips. Don't miss also our World Cup homepage for everything you need, and be sure to log into the chatbox on the right of the screen for fan talk!

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03:25 IST


Genoa and Greece defender Sokratis looks set to to join AC Milan on a five-year deal.

02:56 IST


Roma defender Philippe Mexes claims he will never join Juventus.

02:51 IST


Colorado Rapids defender Julien Baudet has welcomed fellow Frenchman Thierry Henry to MLS.

16:30 IST


And with that, our World Cup LIVE! draws to a close. It's been a real privelege for all of us to share this magical tournament with you over the last month and we hope you've enjoyed it as much as we have.

For those still looking for more of a World Cup fix, you can find a link to all of our World Cup final content below. And you don't have long to wait for more LIVE! action with Goal.com, for on Monday morning our Transfer LIVE! page resumes for the whole summer. So, wherever you are, whatever the time, you'll know where to be.

For now, though, it's goodnight from us - and thanks for a wonderful month from South Africa.

15:32 IST


Well, that's it from me for this World Cup! The quality might not have been exactly what we expected, but it was nevertheless a tremendous competition won by worthy champions in the form of Spain. Congratulations to la Furia Roja, and thank you to South Africa.

I look forward to seeing you all once again in Brazil in 2014.

15:30 IST


Here's Goal.com UK's run-down of the best quotes the World Cup had to offer this year... and there are some belters!

15:20 IST


Fernando Torres may be a World Cup winner but the end to the tournament was bittersweet as he pulled up with an injury that could rule him out until September.

15:19 IST


Fabio Coentrao could make the move to Chelsea as a replacement for Ashley Cole, according to reports this morning.

15:13 IST


Meanwhile, here's a complete run down of all the World Cup final results from the past, up to and including yesterday's game.

15:10 IST


Here's more footage of the celebrating Spanish. It must've been a night to remember in Madrid, but no doubt there's a few Roja fans waking up this morning trying to work out exactly what happened!

14:40 IST


Danny Jordaan is the latest figurehead to hail the World Cup in South Africa as an overwhelming success, indicating that he was pleased with the manner the final passed off.

14:18 IST


Ghana ace Kevin-Prince Boateng could be on his way to Serie A, with Lazio and Genoa considering a co-ownership deal for him.

14:16 IST


Goal.com's Subhankar Mondal rounds up the action in South Africa in pictorial form...

14:14 IST


Goal.com's final player of the day is, of course, Andres Iniesta, who's now joined an elite ban of players to have scored a winning goal in the World Cup final.

13:55 IST


The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of the Tournament: Paul Macdonald assesses the Clint Eastwood effect on South Africa 2010.

13:54 IST


Sepp Blatter is clearly pleased with the way the World Cup was organised and held, praising South Africa for a fine competition.

13:06 IST


Paul Madden has looked at Spain's route to World Cup success. See the stop-offs for la Furia Roja by clicking 'Read Now'...

12:46 IST


Iker Casillas was an emotional man last night, and the Spain captain shared some of his happiest moments with his girlfriend. See a video of the happy couple here...

12:36 IST


Good morning and welcome to the final day of Goal.com World Cup LIVE. There'll be plenty of analysis of Spain's dramatic victory last night, so stay tuned over the course of the day.

07:48 IST


Captain Iker Casillas and team-mates Pedro and Joan Capdevila have declared that their World Cup win was fully deserved. Madrid is surely the place to be when they return for celebrations tomorrow.