Beasts 0 Beauty 1: Spain on top of the world as they defeat Dutch cloggers
Ecstasy: Fernando Torres celebrates with the World Cup trophy
By Ian Ladyman in Johannesburg
Last updated at 1:30 AM on 12th July 2010
Spain won the World Cup for the first time on Sunday night but the final descended into a blizzard of cards and bitterness.
El fire: Andres Iniesta fires a stunning shot past Holland goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg for the extra-time winner
Viva Espana: Iker Casillas celebrates Spain's first ever World Cu[ triumph with team-mates Sergio Ramos and David Villa
Webb finally dismissed Everton defender John Heitinga in extra time for a second bookable offence as Spain refused to be intimidated.
Unpleasant: Nigel de Jong was one of 13 players cautioned in the match, although he was lucky not to be dismissed
Holland betrayed their Total Football heritage and Dutch legend Ruud Gullit said: ‘It was a terrible game. The Dutch must blame themselves.’