Australia knocked out the reigning champions to reach the semi-finals of Qatar 2011, where they will be joined by Korea Republic, victors over Iran, who both benefited from 1-0 wins in extra-time.
Reigning AFC Asian Cup champions Iraq set up a quarter-final clash with Australia after beating North Korea 1-0 on Wednesday, condemning the Koreans to an early exit having failed to score in the entire tournament.
FIFA.com reports on an historic double-header in Iraq that heralded the return of international football to the nation after a seven-year absence.
Brazil's match-winning captain emerged almost from nowhere to pip the likes of Clint Dempsey, Kaka and David Villa to the Castrol Index crown.
Kaka and Clint Dempsey remain behind David Villa in the Castrol Index but are now the clear favourites to finish on top after reaching the final.
With the group stage now complete, FIFA.com looks at some of the revelations who have been making their mark at the Festival of Champions.