Is this the World Cup semi-finals, or has Uruguay joined UEFA?

We’re down to the final four at the 2010 World Cup, and with the exception of Uruguay, it’s an entirely European affair. Germany’s defeat of Argentina not only spared the world the potential sight of Diego Maradona’s porcine form streaking naked down the road, it left Lionel Messi (the world’s supposed top player) without so much as a single goal to his credit. But Messi isn’t the only top player to have disappointed this time around, with Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Kaka and Didier Drogba all turning in sub-par efforts. So what the hell happened? Read more.