Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart says that England have a strong team spirit heading into their World Cup game against Italy.
Manchester United's Robin van Persie drew the plaudits, showing what he was capable of on the world stage against Spain.
Former World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro is wary of the dangers of Steven Gerrard and Wayne Rooney ahead of Italy's clash with England.
Portugal's Joao Moutinho says teammate Cristiano Ronaldo is fully fit for the side's opening World Cup game against Germany, despite recent injury scares.
Chile took home the spoils but certainly found this encounter harder than expected. Australia looked to be out the game early on but launched an impressive fight mainly through Ex-Everton striker Tim Cahill.
Player ratings for the Netherlands as they stage an incredible comeback victory over defending champions Spain.
Player ratings for world and European champions Spain as they started their defence of the World Cup with a 5-1 defeat to the Netherlands.
Former Manchester United mainstay believes the club's recently-appointed manager acquitted himself perfectly for the Netherlands in the FIFA World Cup.
The World Cup exploded into life with a shocking defeat for Spain's all conquering side, featuring several Chelsea players.
Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder has hinted that he is not entirely happy with his teammates – should Manchester United take advantage?