Spain's dream of holding the FIFA World Cup™, the European Championship trophy and the FIFA Confederations Cup remain alive, but Italy pushed them to the limit in Fortaleza.
Lazio and Napoli made up valuable ground in the race for the Serie A title as champions Juventus saw their lead cut to just three points at Parma. Elsewhere, Milan played out a goalless draw with Sampdoria.
Inter Milan are now the nearest challengers to Juventus at the top of Serie A after defeating Napoli 2-1 at the San Siro, thanks to goals from Fredy Guarin and Diego Milito.
Despite trailing twice in the first half, Juventus roared back to beat nine-man Napoli 4-2 after extra time and lift the Italian Super Cup at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing.
Napoli tore into Cagliari tonight in Naples, scoring six in scintillating style, only to concede a Joaquin Larrivey hat-trick, which will leave mid-week opponents Chelsea trumbling and licking their lips in equal measures.
Sebastian Fernandez scored the only goal of the game as Uruguay stunned Italy with a smash-and-grab 1-0 win at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome Today.