The gap at the top is diminishing
Most of the games at the World Cup were very interesting because so many games were hard fought. For a nation like ours, it was a good one because we saw the smaller teams hurt the bigger ones.
This World Cup was a special one in many different ways, but the fact that many of the socalled smaller teams did so well is right up there. It was a shock to see teams like Italy and Holland not making it to the tournament. If you see the
Crashing out: Germany's Mesut Ozil (left) and Mats Hummels after their defeat to South Korea at Kazan on June 27.