Fifth Official

Barcelona win the World Cup

July 12, 2010
By The Fifth Official
One technically gifted strike of a football, however late it came, was all it took to rescue this filthy final from the ignominy of penalties it probably deserved. At a stroke, Andres Iniesta ensured it was plucked from the finals list marked 'whatever' and placed in the rather more agreeable environs of 'late winner prevents world from light coma' section.

The titchy tiki-taka technician from Barcelona was by far and away the stand-out player on the field, and experienced a moment of ...

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