Brazilfor Pele, Germany for Beckenbauer

Brazilian legend Pele has tipped his fellow countrymen to record a fifth World Cup triumph while Germany's greatest ever player, Franz Beckenbauer, has backed Rudi…

Hiddinkreceives highest honour

The South Korean World Cup squad and their Dutch manager Guus Hiddink have been awarded the country's highest sports honour - the Blue Dragon medal.

Maradonato attend final

Argentinian legend Diego Maradona plans to attend the World Cup final on Sunday, according to reports.

Collinato referee final

The FIFA Referees Committee has appointed Pierluigi Coliina to referee Sunday's World Cup final.

WorldCup review

It's ironic that in a World Cup remembered for shocks and upsets, the two most successful teams in the history of the competition will contest…