Iniesta breaks long drought
32 years after Argentina’s Daniel Bertoni scored the last extra-time goal in a FIFA World Cup Final, Spain’s Andres Iniesta repeated the feat.
First-time Final joy
All of Europe’s five FIFA World Cup winners have lifted the Trophy at the end of their first Final, after Spain emulated Italy, Germany, England and France.
Roja rebound from early slip
No team had won the competition after losing their opening match before South Africa 2010. Spain, who lost 1-0 to Switzerland in their curtain-raiser, rewrote that statistic.
Goals scored 5
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Total Shots 33
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FIFA.com takes a look through the statistics that matter, including records broken and top performers, in our look back at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
Sergio Ramos has topped the Castrol Index at the end of a FIFA World Cup in which Spain's outstanding defence provided the foundation for a first-ever world title.