Originally Posted by n i k i t a SWE
It was a finale that will go to history, thats for sure! The french was the winners in ball playing, but it´s the end result that counts..
But Zidanes rep will not be harmed by this, here in Europe he is huge and will be rememberd as one of the greatest.
I know, it was a really entertaining match, and France did an excellent job on the 2nd half. I think that France deserved to win, and regarding what Materazzi said, rumor is that he called Zidane a terrorist/some other racial slur, called his mother a *****, etc. No matter what's true, I'm pretty sure that whatever he said must've been pretty damn bad, and he deserved to get his sh*t ruined. Zidane was still awarded the Golden ball (or something) for being the best player of this WC. The votes were cast before the final was played, but he still won. And I think he deserved it.