Jersey we’d like to chase: David Villa led Spain to the Semifinals of the World Cup after scoring the only goal in the Spain Paraguay matchup. Villa is currently a striker for Barcelona. Villa is married to his childhood sweetheart with whom he has two daughters with. You may recognize him from the videogame box for FIFA 07.
Recap: Netherlands 2, Brazil 1- Brazil was the heavy favorite in the tournament and were bounced out by the Netherlands. Brazil got the first goal but played too conservative for the rest of the game. Brazil’s coach, Dunga, was fired after the upset.
Uruguay 1- Ghana 1 (4-2 on penalty kicks)- Africa’s last hope at the World Cup championship was ruined as Uruguay sent home Ghana. Ghana scored first just before the end of the first half. The goal was from Mutari who was almost sent home for having an argument with Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac. Mutari’s goal was not enough for Ghana, Urugay’s Forian scored in the 55th minute, and Uruguay took the game when it was decided in penalty kicks.
Germany 4, Argentina 0- In another shocking upset in the World Cup Quarterfinals, Germany beat Argentina 4-0. Germany started the scoring early into the game with a head kick from Mueller. Klose had two goals in the game. In Germany’s past two gamed they have scored a combined eight goals.
Spain 1, Paraguay 0- David Villa scored the only goal in the Spain Paraguay matchup as Spain heads on to the semifinals. The goal came late in the game at 83 minutes. Earlier Spain had missed not one but two penalty kicks, after Justo Villar was tripped on the original penalty kick.