The midfielder had done the treble with Inter, and wanted to add the World Cup medal to his impressive list of silverware.
The Dutch midfielder won the Champions League, Scudetto and and Coppa Italia with Inter.
"I won three titles this season, and now I lost the fourth title tonight," the 26-year-old said post-match to Reuters. "I think it is a pity, but we can be proud of our achievements.
"At this moment, I cannot think very well. We just lost the World Cup final.
Sneijder was angry towards referee Howard Webb, as the Englishman did not pay certain decisions in the Oranje's favor. The midfielder was particularly angry that Webb did not send off Andres Iniesta, for a late challenge on Mark van Bommel.
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